Violations of the ordinance shall be treated in the manner specified below.
   (a)   The owner or agent of a building or premises in or upon which a violation of any provision of this chapter has been committed or shall exist; or the lessee or tenant of an entire building or entire premises in or upon which violation has been committed or shall exist; or the agent, architect, building contractor or any other person who commits, takes part or assists in any violation or who maintains any building or premises in or upon which the violation shall exist, shall be guilty of a violation of a city ordinance. Each and every day that the violation continues after notification may constitute a separate offense.
   (b)   In case any building or structure is erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered, repaired, converted or maintained, or any building, structure or land is used in violation of this chapter, the appropriate authorities of the city, in addition to other remedies, may institute injunction, mandamus or other appropriate action or proceeding to prevent the unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, conversion, maintenance or use, or to correct or abate the violation, or to prevent the occupancy of the building, structure or land.
(1992 Code, App. B, § 15.73.050) (Ord. 42-83, passed 6-27-1983; Ord. 9-13, passed 3-19-2013)