1260.15  PENALTY; EQUITABLE REMEDIES.
   (a)   Any person, firm or corporation (including any landowner, lessee, tenant, or an employee, agent or independent contractor engaged by such landowner, lessee or tenant) who violates, disobeys or omits, neglects or refuses to comply with or who resists the enforcement of, any of the provisions of this Zoning Ordinance, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense.  A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.  However, if legal action is not instituted to enforce this Zoning Ordinance until after the work done in violation of this Zoning Ordinance is completed, then the fine shall be not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), regardless of the number of days of violation. 
   (b)   Upon notification by the Zoning Inspector, the Planning Commission or the Council, the Board of Public Affairs shall not grant sanitary sewerage facilities or storm sewer facilities to any person, firm or corporation who or which violates, disobeys or omits, neglects or refuses to comply with, or who resists the enforcement of, any of the provisions of this Zoning Ordinance. This penalty shall be in addition to that provided in subsection (a) hereof.
   (c)   In case any structure is or is intended to be erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered, repaired, converted, moved or maintained, or any structure or land is or is intended to be used, in violation of the provisions of this Zoning Ordinance, the Law Director, or any adjacent or neighboring property owner who would be especially damaged by such violation, in addition to other remedies provided by law, may institute injunction, mandamus, abatement or any other appropriate action or proceeding to prevent, enjoin, abate, or remove such unlawful location, erection, construction, reconstruction, enlargement, change, maintenance or use.
(Ord. 2013-01. Passed 2-5-13; Ord. 2019-04. Passed 4-2-19.)