1109.99  PENALTY.
   (a)   A person or a corporation shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree where: any violation of any of the provisions of this Zoning Code, exists in any building or tract of land, and a stop work order or notice of zoning violation has been served on the owner agent, lessee or tenant of the building or tract of land, or part thereof, or upon the architect, builder, contractor or any person who commits or assists in any violation, and the person fails to comply with such order within 72 hours of a receipt of a stop work order or written notice.
   (b)   Any person who fails to comply within the specified time shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree with each day the violation continues being a separate offense.
   (c)   Filing an appropriate appeal to any order issued pursuant to the provisions of 1109.07 shall toll the time for compliance with such order until the appeal is ruled upon.
   (d)   Injunction.  In the event any building or structure is being erected, constructed, altered, repaired or maintained in violation of provisions of this Zoning Code, or there is an imminent threat of violation, the City or the owner of any contiguous or neighboring property who would be especially damaged by the violation may institute and maintain, in addition to any other remedies provided by law, a suit in the Court of Common Pleas of Erie County, for injunction to terminate or prevent the violation as a public nuisance.
(Ord. 03-071.  Passed 3-10-03.)