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A. Any person violating or causing violation of any of the provisions of this chapter has committed a Class I violation and, upon conviction thereof, is punishable as prescribed in AMC 1.08.020. Such person, firm or corporation is guilty of a separate violation for each and every day during which any violation of this chapter is committed or continued by such person, firm or corporation. This violation can be retroactively applied to the first day the occupant or owner was made aware of the violation by the Fire Code Official.

B. For any violations of this chapter deemed to be life-threatening, a citation can be issued for each and every occurrence, including multiple occurrences in one (1) day. Life-threatening hazards include but are not limited to overcrowding, locking or obstructing doors designated to remain unlocked, and shutting off or removing designated fire protection equipment.

C. The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions. (Ord. 3218 § 8, amended, 04/04/2023; Ord. 3186, amended, 01/21/2020; Ord. 3161 § 7, amended, 02/05/2018; Ord. 3059, amended, 04/17/2012; Ord. 2929, amended, 08/18/2006; Ord. 2925, amended, 04/18/2006; Ord. 2921, amended, 01/05/2006)