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22.02.040 Enforcement.

(Added by Ordinance No. 170048, effective May 1, 1996.)

A.  The City may institute appropriate suit or legal action, in law or equity, in any court of competent jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of any order of the Code Hearings Officer, including, but not limited to, a suit or action to obtain judgment for any civil penalty imposed by an order of the Code Hearings Officer pursuant to Section 22.05.010 A 5 and/or any assessment for costs or penalties imposed pursuant to Section 22.06.010 C.

B.  Unless authorized by the Code Hearing Officer, it is unlawful for any person to knowingly enter or remain in any building or structure that the Code Hearings Officer has ordered vacated pursuant to PCC 22.05.010 C 2.  In addition to any civil penalties imposed pursuant to PCC 22.05.010 A. 5., any person knowingly entering or remaining in such building or structure shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not more than $500, or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both.