A. Failure to comply with any part of this Chapter or the administrative rules may be punishable by civil penalties. The Director may impose a civil penalty of up to $1,500.00 for a substantial violation of this Chapter or the administrative rules. A substantial violation is a violation having an impact on the public that informal compliance methods fail to resolve. Each substantial violation may be assessed a separate civil penalty.
B. Civil penalties shall be payable to the City of Portland.
C. Civil remedies. Nothing in this Section is intended to prevent any person from pursuing any available legal remedies.
D. No civil penalties shall be assessed within 60 days of the effective date of this ordinance.