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(A) (1) Violation of this chapter is a misdemeanor as provided by G.S. § 14-4 and may be punished as provided therein.
(2) Civil penalties may be imposed in accordance with the following procedure:
(a) Initial notification of violation shall be in writing by first class mail, return receipt required, to the person to be notified.
(b) If not corrected within ten days, a warning citation may be issued.
(c) If not corrected within seven days of issuance of a warning citation, a second citation including a fine may be issued. See Appendix A of this chapter for a listing of fines and fees.
(d) Each day the violation continues after the second citation with fine is issued shall constitute a separate violation of this chapter.
(Ord. passed 11-6-2000; Ord. passed 1-5-2004; Ord. passed 3-11-2019; Ord. passed 6-7-2021)