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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 14 Public Order Chapter 14B.85 Graffiti Materials and Sales
14B.85.030 Civil Penalties.

 
A.  The Manager may file a complaint with the Code Hearings Officer, as provided under Section 22.03.020, for any violation of the provisions of this Chapter, asking the Code Hearings Officer to impose civil penalties as provided in this Section.  Having made a determination to ask that the Code Hearings Officer to impose civil penalties as provided by this Section, the Manager shall give the person written notice of the determination by causing notice to be served upon the person at their business or residence address.  Service of the notice shall be accomplished by mailing the notice by regular mail, or at the option of the Manager, by personal service in the same manner as a summons served in an action at law.  Mailing of the notice by regular mail shall be prima facie evidence of receipt of the notice.  Service of notice upon the person apparently in charge of a business during its hours of operation shall constitute prima facie evidence of notice to the business owner.
 
B.  The Code Hearings Officer may impose civil penalties of up to $5,000 for any person’s first violation of this Chapter.  The Code Hearings Officer may impose civil penalties of up to $15,000 for second violations of this Chapter by the same person.  The Code Hearings Officer may impose civil penalties of up to $25,000 for third or additional violations of this Chapter by the same person.
 
C.  In determining the amount of the civil penalty to be imposed for violations of the provisions of this Chapter, the Code Hearings Officer shall consider:
1.  The extent and nature of the person’s involvement in the violation;
 
2.  The economic or financial benefit accruing or likely to accrue as a result of the violations;
 
3.  Whether the violations were repeated or continuous, or isolated and temporary;
 
4.  The magnitude and seriousness of the violation;
 
5.  The City’s costs of investigating the violations and correcting or attempting to correct the violation; and,
 
6.  Any other factors the Code Hearings Officer may deem to be relevant.
D.  The Manager’s decision to file a complaint under subsection A seeking civil penalties for any violations of this Chapter shall be an exclusive choice of remedies for enforcement of the requirements of this Chapter for those violations.  In such cases, no criminal penalties may be imposed under Section 14B.85.040.

Title 14 Public Order
Chapter 14A.10 Definitions
Chapter 14A.20 Procedures
Chapter 14A.30 Miscellaneous Acts of Misconduct
Chapter 14A.40 Interference With Persons And Sexual Misconduct
Chapter 14A.50 Conduct Prohibited on Public Property
Chapter 14A.55 Parade Event Marking
Chapter 14A.60 Weapons and Explosives
Chapter 14A.70 Gambling, Social Games, and Unlawful Amusement Games or Concessions
Chapter 14A.80 Minors
Chapter 14A.90 Illegal Firearms Use Hotspots
Chapter 14A.100 Regulations Governing the Safety and Conduct on Portland Streetcar, City of Portland Property
Chapter14A.110 Prohibited Conduct
Chapter 14B.10 Burglary and Alarm Systems
Chapter 14B.20 Drug-Free Zones
Chapter 14B.30 Prostitution-Free Zones
Chapter 14B.40 Impoundment and Investigation for DUII
Chapter 14B.50 Forfeiture
Chapter 14B.60 Chronic Nuisance Property
Chapter 14B.70 Short Term Motel Rental
Chapter 14B.80 Graffiti Nuisance Property
Chapter 14B.85 Graffiti Materials and Sales
Chapter 14B.90 Secondhand Dealers
Chapter 14B.100 Liquor License Recommendations
Chapter 14B.110 Amusement Devices, Games and Machines
Chapter 14B.120 Time, Place and Manner Regulation of Establishments that Sell and Serve Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 14C.10 Police Duties to Inventory Property
Chapter 14C.20 Police Bureau Property/Evidence Division Duties
Chapter 14C.30 General Procedures and Authority of the Bureau of Police