(A)   Any person, firm, corporation, trust, partnership or other legal entity which continues to work in or about a structure after having been served with a stop-work order, except such work as expressly directed in order to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be responsible for a municipal civil infraction and shall be punished by a civil fine in accordance with § 10.22 of this code and shall further be liable for the payment of the costs of prosecution in an amount of not less than $9 and not more than $500.
   (B)   Each day that a violation continues to exist shall constitute a distinct and separate offense, and shall make the violator liable for the imposition of fines for each day.
   (C)   Any violation of the provisions of this chapter shall constitute a nuisance per se and the foregoing penalties shall be in addition to the abatement of the violating condition and injunctive or other relief which may be ordered by the court as prescribed by the laws of the State of Michigan for the abatement of a city ordinance designated as a municipal civil infraction.
(Ord. passed 8-9-1999)