Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of the ordinance codified in this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided in Section 9.01.050 of this code. In addition to any criminal penalties provided for in this section, the Code Compliance Officer may also impose a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $1,000 per violation of this chapter. Any party assessed a civil penalty may appeal such penalty as provided for in RMC 1.14.120. (Ord. 2591 § 2 (part), 2011).