A.   Violation An Offense: The doing of any of the acts or things prohibited, or failing to do any of the acts or things commanded to be done, as more fully specified and set forth by any provision of this code or any title, chapter or article hereof, or future ordinances of the city, is hereby declared to be an offense against the good order, public peace, morals, health, proper government and welfare of the city and is unlawful. (1992 Code § 10-104)
   B.   Penalties Established 1 :
      1.   Whenever in this code, in any ordinance of the city, or in any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to this code, any act or failure to do a required act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor, where no specific penalty is provided herein or therefor, the violation of any such provision of this code or any ordinance or rule, the maximum fine, or deferral fee in lieu of fine, for traffic related offenses shall not exceed two hundred dollars ($200.00). The maximum fine, or deferral fee in lieu of fine, for other offenses shall not exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00). Costs pursuant to the provisions of subsection 1-9-20A of this title or imprisonment not exceeding sixty (60) days, or both the fine and imprisonment, may be imposed; provided, that the city shall impose a fine of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) and costs or imprisonment not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment, for violations of city ordinances, rules or regulations regulating the pretreatment of wastewater and regulating storm water discharges. If imprisonment is imposed, the person charged shall have a right to a jury trial.
      2.   If a penalty is limited by state law, such violations shall be punishable by not to exceed the maximum permitted by state law. (1992 Code § 1-108; amd. 2006 Code)
      3.   Each day any person is in violation of any provision of this code and each day any such violation occurs or continues to exist shall be a separate offense. (1992 Code § 1-109)
   C.   Effect Of License Suspension Or Revocation: The suspension or revocation of any license, certificate or other privilege conferred by the city shall not be regarded as a penalty for the purposes of this code but shall be in addition thereto. (1992 Code § 1-108)
   D.   Penalty Not To Excuse Offense: The imposition of one penalty for an offense shall not excuse it or permit it to continue, nor prevent the imposition of further penalties, should the offense be continued or permitted to continue. (1992 Code § 10-105)
   E.   Aiding An Offense:
      1.   Whenever in this code any act or omission is made unlawful or prohibited, it shall include causing, allowing, permitting, aiding, abetting or concealing the fact of such act or omission. (1992 Code § 1-110)
      2.   When no punishment for counseling or aiding in the commission of a particular offense is expressly prescribed by ordinance, every person who counsels or aids another in the commission of such is guilty of an offense, or misdemeanor, and punishable in the same manner as the principal offender. (1992 Code § 10-102)
   F.   Disposition Of Fines: Ten dollars ($10.00) from each and every fine levied by the court of the city of Catoosa, Oklahoma, shall be designated and dedicated to provide for police training, operations, retirement fund and purchase of related equipment. (Ord. 280-C, 7-3-1995)



1. See section 1-9-20 of this title for court costs, assessments, etc.