Sec. 11-170. Violations.

 

Sec. 11-170. Violations.
 
(a) It shall be unlawful for any owner or managing agent to fail to comply with the requirements contained in this article and to fail to comply with the provisions of the uniform statewide building code.
 
(b) Unless otherwise provided herein, the penalties imposed for a violation of this article shall be punished by a fine of not more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2.500). Any person convicted of a second offense committed within less than five (5) years after a first offense under this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) nor more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500). Any person convicted of a second offense committed within a period of five (5) to ten (10) years of a first offense under this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2.500). Any person convicted of a third or subsequent offense involving the same property committed within ten (10) years of an offense under this chapter after having been at least twice previously convicted shall be punished by confinement in jail for not more than ten (10) days and a fine of not less than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), either or both. No portion of the fine imposed for such third or subsequent offense committed within ten (10) years of an offense under this chapter shall be suspended. All fines imposed for violations of the provisions of this article shall be payable to the city.
 
(c) If any violation remains uncorrected at the time of conviction, the court shall order the violator to abate or remedy the violation and to bring the property into compliance with the uniform statewide building code. Except as otherwise provided by the court for good cause shown, any such violator shall abate or remedy the violation within six (6) months of the date of conviction. Each day during which the violation continues after the court-ordered abatement period has ended shall constitute a separate offense. (Ord. of 10-28-03, O-03-177, eff. 10-1-03; Ord. No. O-05-032, 3-8-05; Ord. No. O-08-144, 11-25-08)
 
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