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(1) If the city manager determines that a person is violating the prohibitions contained in section 6.710, the city manager shall notify the person of the violation and of alternative chemicals, products and informational sources regarding the prohibited product.

(2) If a person notified under subsection (1) of this section again uses or sells the prohibited product 60 days or more after the date of notification under subsection (1), the city manager may issue, pursuant to subsection (5) of this section, a notice of imposition of an administrative civil penalty of $500. For purposes of this subsection and subsection (3), “product” shall mean a generic type of merchandise or item, such as “hair spray” and “paint.”

(3) If a person receiving a notice of imposition of an administrative civil penalty under subsection (2) sells or uses the prohibited product ten days or more after the date of the administrative civil penalty, the city manager may impose an additional administrative civil penalty in the amount of $1,000. Each subsequent violation shall subject the person to an administrative civil penalty of $1,000 per violation. For purposes of this section, a “subsequent violation” means selling or using, after the date of the previous notice imposing an administrative civil penalty, the product that formed the basis of the prior administrative civil penalty.

(4) Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 2.018 and 6.995 of this code, this section shall govern the amount of the administrative civil penalties for violations of sections 6.700 to 6.725. Any such administrative penalties shall be in addition to, and not in lieu of, any other penalty authorized by section 6.992 or any other action authorized by law.

(5) Notices of administrative civil penalties and appeals of those notices shall be governed by subsections (6) to (11) of section 2.018.

(Section 6.720 enacted by Ordinance No. 19994 on December 7, 1994, effective January 6, 1995; and amended by Ordinance No. 20013, enacted on May 17, 1995, effective June 16, 1995.)