Whenever in this Code or any other ordinance of the City, or in any rule, regulation, notice or order promulgated by any officer or agency of the City under authority duly vested in him/her or it, any act is prohibited or is declared to be unlawful or an offense, misdemeanor or ordinance violation or the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor or ordinance violation, and no specific penalty is provided for the violation thereof, upon conviction of a violation of any such provision of this Code or of any such ordinance, rule, regulation, notice or order, the violator shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment in the City or County Jail not exceeding ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; provided, that in any case wherein the penalty for an offense is fixed by a Statute of the State, the statutory penalty, and no other, shall be imposed for such offense, except that imprisonments may be in the City prison or workhouse instead of the County Jail.
Every day any violation of this Code or any other ordinance or any such rule, regulation, notice or order shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
Whenever any act is prohibited by this Code, by an amendment thereof, or by any rule or regulation adopted thereunder, such prohibition shall extend to and include the causing, securing, aiding or abetting of another person to do said act. Whenever any act is prohibited by this Code, an attempt to do the act is likewise prohibited.
In addition to any other remedies or penalties established for violations of any ordinance or Code Section, or any rule, regulation, notice, condition, term or order promulgated by any officer or agency of the City under duly vested authority, the City official responsible for the enforcement of such ordinance, Code Section, rule, regulation, notice, condition, term or order may, on behalf of the City and after approval by the Board of Aldermen, apply to a court of competent jurisdiction for such legal or equitable relief as may be necessary to enforce compliance with such ordinance, Code Section, rule, regulation, notice, condition, term or order. In such action the court may grant such legal or equitable relief, including, but not limited to, mandatory or prohibitory injunctive relief, as the facts may warrant. Upon the successful prosecution of any such action the City may be awarded by the Court reasonable attorney fees as allowed by law.
[Ord. No. 17-034 § 1, 8-7-2017]