§ 3300B.5.

ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES

A.

Civil Action. Any person denied membership in violation of this ordinance may enforce the provisions of this Article by means of a civil action. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this Article shall be liable to the person so denied membership for the actual damages, and such amount as may be determined by a jury, or a court sitting without a jury, but in no case less than $250, and such attorney’s fees and court costs as may be determined by the affected party so denied membership. The City may also enforce the provisions of this Article by means of a civil action.

B.

Injunction.

1.

Any person who commits an act or engages in any pattern and practice of discrimination in violation of this Article may be enjoined therefrom by any court of competent jurisdiction.

2.

Action for injunction under this subsection may be brought by any person so denied membership, by the City Attorney, or by any person or entity which will fairly and adequately represent the interests of the protected class.

C.

Nonexclusive Remedies and Penalties. Nothing in this Article shall preclude any person from seeking any other remedies, penalties or procedures provided by law.

History

(Added by Ord. 451-87, App. 11/17/87)

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