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(A) Any person or entity violating any provision of this chapter, upon conviction, shall be fined a sum of not less than the amount of the license fee provided for, nor more than double such amount for each offense. Each day of violation shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
(B) Provided, however, that any person or entity who continues to operate or conduct its business without the required license after having said license revoked or suspended, or after service of a Notice to Cease and Desist, upon conviction, shall be fined not less than $500 and not more than $l,000 for each offense, with each day of violation constituting a separate and distinct offense.
(C) If a business entity continues to operate without a valid and current city business license for a period of one week after service of a Notice of Cease and Desist of the operation of a business without a license, the Mayor may order the withholding of all city services, including water, sewer and solid waste, for the business premises.
(Ord. 141A, passed 4-4-00; Am. Ord. 2012-01-03-386, passed 1-3-12; Am. Ord. 2017-09-650, passed 9-5-17)