Chapter 6. Penalties of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 8. >> Part 5. >> Chapter 6.
Every person who violates any provision of this part is
guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by fine of not less than one
hundred dollars ($100) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or
by imprisonment in a county jail not less than 10 days nor more than
six months, or by both; and in addition is liable for all costs,
expenses, and disbursements paid or incurred by the department or
person prosecuting the case.
Every owner or operator of a mausoleum or columbarium erected
in violation of this part is guilty of maintaining a public nuisance
and upon conviction is punishable by a fine of not less than five
hundred dollars ($500) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000)
or by imprisonment in a county jail for not less than one month nor
more than six months, or by both; and in addition is liable for all
costs, expenses and disbursements paid or incurred by the department
or person prosecuting the case. Each calendar month during which such
public nuisance exists constitutes a separate offense.
The costs, expenses, and disbursements shall be fixed by the court
having jurisdiction of the case.
The penalties of this chapter shall not apply as to any
building which, at the time of issuance of a permit for the
construction thereof was in compliance with the laws then existing,
if its use is not in violation of the laws for the protection of