Section 25-62 Violations and penalties.

    (a) Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall forfeit and pay to the city, a penalty not to exceed three hundred dollars ($300.00) for each lot transferred or sold and the description by metes and bounds in the instrument of transfer or other document used in the process of selling or transferring shall not exempt the transaction from the penalty. Any transfer or sale of land in violation of this chapter shall be deemed to be null and void and the city may enjoin or vacate the transfer or sale by legal action, and may recover the penalty in such action. In addition, the city may take any appropriate actions and proceedings in law or equity to prevent any violation of these regulations, to prevent unlawful construction, to recover damages to restrain, correct or abate a violation, to prevent illegal occupancy of a building, structure or premises, and these remedies shall be in addition to the penalties described above.

    (b) Any person violating the provisions of this chapter, the penalty for which is not herein otherwise specified, shall upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment not exceeding one (1) year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(Code 1964, § 19.508(5): Ord. No. 10099, § 1, 3-5-84)