769.99  ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTY.
   In the event of a failure by any Mobile Food Vehicle Operator to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter, such Mobile Food Vehicle Operator shall be in violation and shall be subject to a penalty.
   (a)   The provisions of this section shall be enforceable by the Sylvania Police Division;
   (b)   A penalty in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500.00) shall be assessed and immediately payable for failure to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter.  A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day, or part thereof, for which a Mobile Food Vehicle Operator fails to comply with any of the provisions of this
chapter.  Any and all penalties are in addition to the annual permit fee.
   (c)   No penalty shall be imposed under this chapter with respect to any failure if it is shown that such failure is due to reasonable cause and not to willful neglect.
   (d)   Upon discovery of the violation, the Mobile Food Vehicle operator shall be served with notice of violation and demand for penalty in the same manner as a fine.  Upon service with the notice of violation, the Mobile Food Vehicle operator shall immediately cease operations within the City of Sylvania until such time as the Mobile Food Vehicle operator is issued a valid permit for operations.
   (e)   No Mobile Food Vehicle Operator shall be permitted to operate a Mobile Food Vehicle within the City for any year in which it has been assessed penalties under this chapter on more than two occasions.
      (Ord. 29-2021.  Passed 5-17-21.)
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