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Any violation of a provision contained in §§ 92.01 et seq. or 92.20 et seq. is hereby classified as a civil offense, pursuant to KRS 65.8808 and subchapter §§ 35.60 et seq., and such classification is intended, and shall be construed, to provide an additional or supplemental means of obtaining compliance with these provisions, and nothing contained herein, or in §§ 35.60 et seq., shall prohibit the enforcement of these provisions by any other means authorized by law, specifically, without limitation, the provisions § 92.99.
(A) If a citation for a violation of an abovementioned provision of Chapter 92 is not contested by the person charged with the violation, the civil fine to be imposed for each offense shall be seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for the first offense, one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) for the second offense and two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for the third, and thereafter, offense.
(B) If a citation is contested and a hearing before the Code Enforcement Board is required, the maximum civil fine which may be imposed at the discretion of the Board shall be from twenty dollars ($20.00) to two hundred dollars ($200.00) for the first offense; from sixty dollars ($60.00) to six hundred dollars ($600.00) for the second offense; and from one hundred eighty dollars ($180.00) to one thousand eight hundred dollars ($1,800.00) for the third and thereafter, offense.
(C) Each abovementioned provision of Chapter 92 violated shall be considered a separate fineable offense. If two (2) or more abovementioned provisions of Chapter 92 are violated, the fines shall be cumulative and be enforced under the same citation. Each day a violation exists shall be considered a separate offense upon issuance of a separate citation.
(Ord. 8-99, passed 4-1-99)