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Any violation of any provision of Chapter 112 is hereby classified as a civil offense pursuant to KRS 65.8808 and subchapter §§ 65.60 et seq. and such classification is intended, and shall be construed, to provide an additional or supplemental means of obtaining compliance with the provisions of Chapter 112, and nothing contained herein, or in subchapter §§ 65.60 et seq. shall prohibit the enforcement of the provisions of Chapter 112 by any other means authorized by law, specifically, without limitation, the provisions of § 112.99.
(A) If a citation for a violation of any provision of Chapter 112 is not contested by the person charged with the violation and the violation is timely remedied, the civil fine to be imposed for each offense shall be fifty dollars ($50.00) for the first offense, ninety dollars ($90.00) for the second offense, and two hundred ten dollars ($210.00) for the third and thereafter, offense.
(B) If a citation is contested and a hearing before the Code Enforcement Board is required, or if the violation is not remedied, 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 section violated shall be considered a separate fineable offense. If two (2) or more sections 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 without issuance of a separate citation.
(Ord. 03-2000, passed 3-2-00)