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A. General Penalty: Whenever in this code or in any ordinance of the city any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense, or whenever in such code or ordinance the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of this code or any ordinance shall be punished by a fine not exceeding seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Each day any violation of any provision of this code or of any ordinance shall continue shall constitute a separate offense. Any fines set forth herein, shall be assessed regardless of whether the violator is convicted or placed on supervision by the court. If the offense is related to alcohol or substance abuse and the offender is under twenty one (21) years of age, the court may assign the offender to a chemical abuse counseling program which includes a certified evaluation program and not less than four (4) hours of counseling.
B. Foreclosure Of Liens: In addition to any other legal remedy available under this code or applicable state or federal law, any lien filed in accordance with this code shall be enforced by proceedings to foreclose, as in the case of mortgage or mechanic's liens under Illinois law, against the property subject to said lien for the collection of costs incurred by the city for services rendered, including any and all administrative, filing and/or legal fees or costs for the enforcement of the provisions of this code.
C. Order Of Supervision: The court may, upon a plea of guilty or a stipulation by the defendant of the facts supporting the charge or finding of guilt, defer further proceedings and the imposition of a sentence and enter an order of supervision for the defendant, if the defendant is not barred from receiving an order of supervision after considering the circumstances of the offense and the history, character and condition of the offenses, if the court is of the opinion that:
1. The defendant is not likely to commit further offenses;
2. The defendant and the public would be best served if the defendant were not to receive a conviction of an ordinance violation; and
3. In the best interest of justice, an order of supervision is more important than a conviction of an ordinance violation. (Ord. 2011-22)