13.12.750 – Civil penalties/penalties and costs

Any User who is found to have violated an order of the City Council or who has failed to comply with any provision of this chapter, any rules and regulations, permits or orders issued hereunder, shall be fined in an amount not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1000.00).  For the purpose of this section, each day in which any such violation shall occur or continue, shall be deemed a separate violation, and a separate violation shall be deemed to have occurred for each constituent found to exceed the limits established in this chapter during any such day.  For each separate violation, each such person shall be fined an amount not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1000.00).  In addition to the penalties provided in this Chapter, the City may recover reasonable attorney's fees, court costs, court reporter fees and other expenses of litigation by appropriate suit against the person found to have violated this chapter or the rules, regulations, permits or orders issued hereunder.