Section 23-30 Penalty.


    The owner or general agent of a building or premises where a violation of any provision of the regulations of this article has been committed or shall exist, or the lessees or tenant of an entire building or entire premises where such violation has been committed or shall exist, or the general agent, architect, builder, contractor or any other person commits, takes part or assists in any such violation or who maintains any sign or premises in which any such violation shall exist, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) and not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each and every day that such violation continues; but if the offense be wilful, on conviction thereof, the punishment shall be a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) or more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for each and every day that such violation shall continue or imprisonment for ten (10) days for each and every day such violation shall continue, or both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. Any such person who, having been served with an order, within ten (10) days after such service shall continue to violate any provision of this chapter made under authority of this chapter in the respect named in such order, shall also be subject to a civil penalty of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).

(Code 1964, § 19.690)