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SECTION 11-108
§ 11-108. Penalties. 1. Any person having been served with an order to
remedy a violation of the code pursuant to the provisions of any local
law or ordinance, or the procedures adopted pursuant to section three
hundred eighty-one of the executive law, who shall fail to comply with
such order within thirty days after such service or within the time
fixed by such order for compliance, whichever is greater, and any owner,
builder, architect, engineer, contractor or subcontractor taking part or
assisting in the construction or use of any building who shall knowingly
violate any applicable provisions of the code or any lawful order of the
governmental entity responsible for the administration and enforcement
thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand
dollars or by imprisonment of not more than thirty days in jail, or

2. Except as provided otherwise by law, any such violation shall not
be a crime and the penalty or punishment imposed therefor shall not be
deemed for any purpose a penal or criminal penalty or punishment, and
shall not impose any disability upon or affect or impair the credibility
as a witness, or otherwise, of any person convicted thereof.