780.99 PENALTY.
   (a)   Whoever violates or fails to comply with any provision of this regulation is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree and shall be fined no more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisoned for no more than 180 days, or both, for each offense.
   (b)   A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation or noncompliance occurs or continues.
   (c)   Upon notice from the City Engineer, or designee, that work is being performed contrary to this regulation, such work shall immediately stop. Such notice shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner or person responsible tor the development area, or person performing the work, and shall state the conditions under which such work may be resumed; provided, however, in instances where immediate action is deemed necessary for public safety or the public interest, the City Engineer may require that work be stopped upon verbal order pending issuance of the written order.
   (d)   The imposition of any other penalties provided herein shall not preclude the City, by or through its Law Director and/or any of his or her assistants, from instituting an appropriate action or proceeding in a court of proper jurisdiction to prevent an unlawful development or to restrain, correct or abate a violation, or to require compliance with the provisions of this regulation or other applicable laws, or ordinances, rules or regulations or the orders of the City Engineer.
(Ord. 28-05. Passed 6-9-08.)