(A)   Unless otherwise expressly provided, any person, firm or corporation convicted of violating any provisions of this chapter shall be fined not less than $50, and not more than $750; except that, the third and all subsequent convictions within any 12-month period shall be deemed to be misdemeanors, and the person, firm or corporation guilty thereof may be fined not less than $50, and not more than $750, and imprisoned for a period not exceeding six months.
   (B)   Whenever a person, firm or corporation shall neglect or refuse to procure any license, permit or registration required by this code, or otherwise violates the terms of this chapter, the Village President is authorized to cause appropriate legal action and proceedings to be instituted to enforce these provisions.
   (C)   The village shall take all necessary and appropriate action to compel compliance with the regulatory provisions of this chapter. When necessary and expedient, the Chief of Police may be called upon to assist in such enforcement, and it shall be the duty of the Chief of Police to perform such enforcement acts as may be required of him or her. All village employees duly authorized and acting as license inspectors shall be conservators of the peace with police powers for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this code and other village ordinances relating to the licensing of business and occupations and their regulations.