§ 10.99  GENERAL PENALTY.
   (A)   Any person who violates any provision of this code or any other ordinance of the locality for which another penalty is not specifically provided, shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor, and punished as set forth in division (B)(1) of this section. 
   (B)   Whenever in this code or any other ordinance of the locality or any rule or regulation promulgated by any officer or agency of the locality, under authority duly vested in such officer or agency, it is provided that a violation of any provision thereof shall constitute a Class 1, 2, 3 or 4 misdemeanor, the violation shall be punished as follows:
      (1)   Class 1 misdemeanor:  By a fine of not more than $2,500, and by confinement in jail for not more than 12 months, either or both; 
      (2)   Class 2 misdemeanor:  By a fine of not more than $1,000, and by confinement in jail for not more than 6 months, either or both;
      (3)   Class 3 misdemeanor:  By a fine of not more than $500; and
      (4)   Class 4 misdemeanor:  By a fine of not more than $250.
   (C)   The imposition of any penalty, pursuant to this or any other provision of this code, shall not prohibit the locality from seeking equitable relief in any court of competent jurisdiction, to enjoin the violation of any provision of this code or other ordinance of the locality.
   (D)   Each day any violation of this code or any other ordinance, rule or regulation referred to in this section shall continue shall constitute a separate offense, except where otherwise provided.
   (E)   The penalties imposed under this section shall not exceed those penalties prescribed by state law for like offenses.
Statutory reference:
   Penalties for misdemeanors, see VA Code, § 18.2-11
   Penalties for violation of ordinances, see VA Code, §§ 15.2-1429; 15.2-1432