[CC 1976 §450.010; Ord. No. 1151 §18, 1-23-1974; Ord. No. 2175 §1, 10-29-1998]
It shall be the duty of the Zoning Administrator to enforce this Title. Appeal from the decision of the Zoning Administrator may be made to the Board of Adjustment as provided in Chapter 430.
The owner or agent of a building or premises in or upon which a violation of any provision of this Title has been committed or shall exist; or the lessee or tenant of an entire building or entire premises in or upon which a violation has been committed or shall exist; or the owner, agent, lessee or tenant of any part of the building or premises in or upon which such violation has been committed or shall exist; or the agent, architect, building contractor or any other person who commits, takes part, permits or assists in any violation or who maintains any building or premises in or upon which such violation shall exist shall upon being found guilty of such violation be punishable by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) and not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each and every day that such violation continues, but if the offense be willful, on conviction thereof the punishment shall be a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each and every day that such violation shall continue, or by imprisonment for ten (10) days for each and every day such violation shall continue, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. Any such person who, having been served with an order to remove any such violation, shall fail to comply with said order within ten (10) days after such service, or shall continue to violate any provision of the regulations made under authority of this Title in the respect named in such order, shall also be subject to a civil penalty of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).