§ 10.99 PENALTY PROVISIONS FOR ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS.
   (A)   Any person, firm, or corporation who is found to have violated any provision of this code for which another penalty is not specifically provided and against whom a judgment is entered shall be subject to a civil penalty not exceeding $2,500.  A separate offense shall be deemed committed upon each day during which a violation occurs or continues.
   (B)   If a person violates a provision of this code and the violation is not specifically designated, defined, or classified as an ordinance violation, the person commits a Class E Ordinance Violation.
   (C)   (1)   For a violation of this code or any ordinance of the Town of Brooklyn, a civil penalty shall be paid as follows:
         (a)   A civil penalty/fine of no less than $1,000 or more than $2,500 shall be paid for a violation of a Class A ordinance.
         (b)   A civil penalty/fine of no less than $500 or more than $1,000 shall be paid for a violation of a Class B ordinance.
         (c)    A civil penalty of $100 shall be paid for a violation of a Class C ordinance if paid to the Ordinance Violations Clerk pursuant to I.C. 33-36-2-3.  If not, a civil penalty/fine of no less than $100 or more than $500 shall be paid.
         (d)   A civil penalty of $50 shall be paid for a violation of a Class D ordinance if paid to the Ordinance Violations Clerk pursuant to I.C. 33-36-2-3.  If not, a civil penalty/fine of no less than $50 or more than $250 shall be paid.
         (e)   A civil penalty of $25 shall be paid for a violation of a Class E ordinance if paid to the Ordinance Violations Clerk pursuant to I.C. 33-36-2-3.  If not, a civil penalty/fine of no less than $25 or more than $100 shall be paid.
      (2)   A violation of this code or any ordinance of the Town of Brooklyn may be enforced by:
         (a)   The civil penalty or fine authorized in division (C)(1) above;
         (b)   All other penalties, judgments, and liabilities authorized by this code, ordinance of the Town of Brooklyn and statutes of this state; or
         (c)   Both.
      (3)   Repeat offenses shall cause the classification of any violation to increase one level of seriousness, except in the instance of a Class A ordinance violation.  A repeat offense occurs when a person, firm or corporation  is cited for an ordinance violation when that person, firm or corporation has previously been penalized for the same type of violation within one year back from the date of the current citation.
(Ord. 2005-4, passed  - -2005)
Cross-reference:
   Oridinance Violations Bureau, see §§ 31.60 through 31.66