What happens if I do not register my vacant building?

Failure to register a vacant building within 14 days from the date of the issuance of written notice by the city to the vacant building owner(s) of the vacant building is a violation of this chapter and punishable under section 4-12-10. Each day that such violation shall continue shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense. 

Any owner(s) who shall violate any provision of this chapter for the first time shall be subject to an infraction penalty of $300.00. Any owner(s) who pleads guilty or is found guilty of a violation of the provisions of this chapter for a second time within one year shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine up to $1,000.00 and by imprisonment up to 30 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The imposition of any penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue. Each day of violation shall constitute a separate offense.

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1. What is an Ordinance?
2. Why is the City of Nampa enacting the Vacant Building Ordinance?
3. When did the Vacant Building Registration program go into effect?
4. What properties have to apply for the Vacant Building Registration?
5. How do I register my vacant building?
6. What are the fees associated with the Vacant Building Registration?
7. What forms of payment are accepted?
8. Do I need to measure my building in advance?
9. What happens if I do not register my vacant building?
10. Where can I go to read more about the Vacant Building Ordinance?