Chapter 17.60
ENFORCEMENT—PENALTIES*

Sections:

17.60.010    Conformance required.

17.60.020    Enforcement.

17.60.030    Violation deemed misdemeanor—Penalty.

17.60.040    Unlawful structures—Abatement.

17.60.050    Remedies to be cumulative.

*    Prior ordinance history: Ord. 77-10.

17.60.010 Conformance required.

All departments, officials and public employees of the city which are vested with the duty or authority to issue permits or licenses, shall conform to the provisions of this title, and shall issue no such permits or licenses for uses, building or purposes where the same would be in conflict with the provisions of this title, and any such permits or licenses, if issued in conflict with the provisions of this title, shall be null and void. (Zoning ordinance dated 7/94 (part), 1994)

17.60.020 Enforcement.

It shall be the duty of the planning commission to enforce the provisions of this title pertaining to the erection, construction, reconstruction, moving, conversion, alteration or addition to any building or structure. It shall be the duty of the police department of the city and all officers of said city herein and/or otherwise charged by law with the enforcement of this title, to enforce this title, and all the provisions of the same. (Zoning ordinance dated 7/94 (part), 1994)

17.60.030 Violation deemed misdemeanor—Penalty.

Any person, firm or corporation, whether as principal, agent, employee, or otherwise, violating or causing or permitting the violation of any of the provisions of this title, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the city jail. Such persons, firms or corporations shall be deemed to be guilty of a separate offense for each and every day during any portion of which any violation of this title is committed, continued or permitted by such person, firm, or corporation, and shall be punishable as herein provided. (Zoning ordinance dated 7/94 (part), 1994)

17.60.040 Unlawful structures—Abatement.

Any building or structure set up, erected, constructed, altered, enlarged, converted, moved or maintained, contrary to the provisions of this title, and/or any use of any land, building or premises, established, conducted, operated or maintained contrary to the provisions of this title, is unlawful and a public nuisance, and the city attorney shall, upon order of the city council, immediately commence action or proceedings for the abatement and removal and enjoinment thereof in the manner provided by law, and shall take such other steps and shall apply to such court or courts as may have jurisdiction, to grant such relief as will abate and remove such building or structure, and restrain and enjoin any person, firm or corporation, from setting up, erecting, building, maintaining or using any such building or structure or using any property contrary to the provisions of this title. (Zoning ordinance dated 7/94 (part), 1994)

17.60.050 Remedies to be cumulative.

The remedies provided for herein shall be cumulative and not exclusive. (Zoning ordinance dated 7/94 (part), 1994)