Chapter 17.610


17.610.010    Authorization.

17.610.020    Penalties.

17.610.030    Nuisance.

17.610.040    Permit or license in violation.

17.610.050    Written assurance of discontinuance.

17.610.010 Authorization.

The director is authorized to enforce this title, and to designate county employees as authorized representatives of the department to investigate suspected violations of this title, and to issue orders to correct violations and notices of infraction.

(Ord. 534 (2016) § 7(5) (App. E) (part), 2016)

17.610.020 Penalties.

The violation of any provision of this title shall constitute a Class I civil infraction. Each violation shall constitute a separate infraction for each and every day or portion thereof during which the violation is committed, continued or permitted. Infractions shall be processed in accordance with the provisions of the adopted Kitsap County civil enforcement ordinance (Chapter 2.116).

(Ord. 534 (2016) § 7(5) (App. E) (part), 2016)

17.610.030 Nuisance.

Any use, building or structure in violation of this title is unlawful, and a public nuisance. Notwithstanding any other remedy or means of enforcement of the provisions of this title, including but not limited to Chapter 9.56 pertaining to the abatement of public nuisances, the prosecuting attorney, any person residing on property abutting the property with the proscribed condition, and the owner or owners of land abutting the land with the proscribed condition may each bring an action for a mandatory injunction to abate the nuisance in accordance with the law. The costs of such a suit shall be taxed against the person found to have violated this title.

(Ord. 534 (2016) § 7(5) (App. E) (part), 2016)

17.610.040 Permit or license in violation.

Any permit or license issued by the county which was not in conformity with provisions of this title then in effect is null and void.

(Ord. 534 (2016) § 7(5) (App. E) (part), 2016)

17.610.050 Written assurance of discontinuance.

The director may accept a written assurance of discontinuance of any act in violation of this title from any person who has engaged in such act. Failure to comply with the assurance of discontinuance shall be a further violation of this title.

(Ord. 534 (2016) § 7(5) (App. E) (part), 2016)