§ 52-12. Violations and Penalties.
Misdemeanor. Any person who violates this Chapter, or who permits a violation to exist
on the premises under his/her control, or fails to take action to abate the existence of the
violation(s) within a specified time period, when ordered or notified to do so by the
Department, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be
punished as provided by law. Each day of violation constitutes a separate offense.
Violation of this Chapter shall be prosecuted under Henderson County Code §1-14,
Violations and Penalties, Subsection A, Criminal penalties.
Civil remedies. In the event of a violation or threat of violation of this Chapter, the
County Attorney may take appropriate action to enforce this Chapter, including
application for injunctive relief, action to compel performance, or other appropriate
action in court, if necessary, to prevent, restrain, correct, or abate such violations or
threatened violations. The County Attorney enforcing provisions of this Chapter may
seek costs and expenditures, including staff time and attorneys' fees. Violation of this
Chapter shall be prosecuted under Henderson County Code §1-14, Violations and
Penalties, Subsection B, Civil penalties.
Citations. Whenever the Department discovers a violation of this Chapter, a citation may
be issued to the person charged with the violation, or in case of a corporation or
municipality, to any officer or agent expressly or impliedly authorized to accept such