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ORDINANCE NO. 2015-022 <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF OCOEE, FLORIDA, AMENDING <br /> SECTION 7-9 OF THE CITY OF OCOEE CODE, RELATING TO <br /> ESTABLISHING AN OPTIONAL PROCESS FOR RESOLVING CODE <br /> ENFORCEMENT FINES AND LIENS; PROVIDING FOR <br /> SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; AND PROVIDING <br /> AN EFFECTIVE DATE. <br /> WHEREAS the City Commission of the City of Ocoee, Florida, (the "City Commission") <br /> desires to amend Section 7-9 of the City of Ocoee Code to establish a means for negotiation <br /> and resolution of code enforcement fines and liens (the "Ordinance"). <br /> NOW,THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE CITY COMMISSION: <br /> Section 1. Authority. The City Commission has the authority to adopt this Ordinance <br /> pursuant to Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Florida and Chapter 166, Florida <br /> Statutes. <br /> Section 2. Section 7-9. Section 7-9, relating to administrative fines and other code <br /> enforcement matters, is hereby amended, as shown (strikethrough portions indicate existing <br /> language to be removed, underlined portions indicate new language to be added): <br /> 7-9. - Administrative fines; costs of repairs; liens; settlements. <br /> A. If the Code Inspector notifies the Board of a failure to comply with a <br /> compliance order of the Board by the date set in the order, the Board may issue an order <br /> requiring the violator to pay a fine not to exceed $250 for each day the violation <br /> continues past the date set by the Board for compliance, and in addition, the fine may <br /> include all costs of repairs pursuant to Subsection C of this section. <br /> B. If the Code Inspector notifies the Board and the Board so finds that a repeat <br /> violation has been committed, the Board may issue an order requiring the violator to pay <br /> a fine not to exceed $500 for each day the repeat violation continues, beginning with the <br /> date the repeat violation is found to have occurred by the Code Inspector, and in addition, <br /> the fine may include all costs of repairs pursuant to Subsection C of this section. <br />