1501.99 PENALTY.
   (a)    Whoever violates any provision of the Ohio Fire Code, or fails to comply therewith, or violates or fails to comply with any order made thereunder, or who builds in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder, or any certificate or permit issued thereunder, or violates or fails to comply with any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to Section 1501.09, shall severally for each and every violation and noncompliance respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
   (b)    The imposition of a criminal penalty pursuant to this section for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or defects within a reasonable time.
   (c)    When not otherwise specified, each day that prohibited conditions are maintained shall constitute a separate offense.
   (d)    The imposition of a penalty for a violation of this section shall not be held to prevent the enforced abatement, remedy, or removal of prohibited conditions through other legal measures or actions.
   (e)    The imposition of a civil penalty pursuant to the Ohio Fire Code shall not bar or prevent a prosecution or penalty under this section.
(Ord. 39-2018. Passed 7-16-18.)