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Any structure, wall, bulkhead, culvert, drain, riprap or dam hereafter constructed, erected or maintained in violation of any of the provisions of Sections 17.08.040 and 17.08.050 hereof, any structure, wall, bulkhead, culvert, drain, riprap or dam heretofore erected or constructed in such manner or of such materials that the same does now or will hereafter obstruct the flow of any natural watercourse in the City, shall be and the same is declared to constitute a public nuisance, and the City Attorney of said City shall, upon order of the City Council, immediately commence action or proceedings for the abatement and removal and enjoinment thereof in the manner provided by law, and shall take such other steps and shall apply to such courts as may have jurisdiction to grant such relief as will abate and remove such building, obstruction, or structure, and restrain and enjoin any person, firm, or corporation from setting up, erecting, building, maintaining, or using any such building, obstruction or structure or using any property contrary to the provisions of this chapter. The remedies provided for herein shall be cumulative and not exclusive.

Any violation of this chapter shall be deemed an infraction punishable as set forth in Chapter 1.20 of the Berkeley Municipal Code. (Ord. 6956-NS § 1 (part), 2006: Ord. 5961-NS § 2, 1989)