A. Any retail establishment or food provider that violates this Chapter shall be subject to:
1. Upon the first violation, the Director shall issue a written warning notice to the retail establishment or food provider that a violation has occurred.
2. Upon subsequent violations, the following penalties shall apply:
a. $100 for the first violation after the written warning in a calendar year;
b. $200 for the second violation in the same calendar year; and,
c. $500 for any subsequent violation within the same calendar year.
3. No more than one penalty shall be imposed upon any single location of retail establishment or food provider within a 7-day period.
B. Upon making a determination that a violation of this code or regulations duly adopted pursuant to this Chapter 17.103 has occurred, the Director will send a written notice of the violation by mail to the retail establishment or restaurant specifying the violation and the applicable penalty as set forth in Subsection A.
C. Any store receiving a notice of violation must pay to the City the stated penalty or appeal the finding of a violation to the Code Hearings Officer in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 22.10.030.