3-4-310  Fines.
   A.   Any person found guilty of violating, neglecting, disobeying or refusing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter, or of any tax ordinance, shall be subject to a fine of not less than $50.00 nor more than $200.00 for the first offense and not less than $300.00 nor more than $500.00 for the second and each subsequent offense; provided, however, that all actions seeking the imposition of fines only shall be filed as quasi-criminal actions subject to the provisions of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure, as amended.
   B.   Any person found guilty of repeated offenses of more than three within any 180-day period shall, in addition to the fines provided in subsection A of this section, be subject to punishment by incarceration for a term not to exceed six months as provided by Section 1-2-1.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code, as amended, and the Illinois Code of Criminal Procedure, as amended.
   C.   A separate and distinct offense is committed for each day a person continues any violation or permits any violation to exist, after having actual notice thereof.
(Added Coun. J. 11-14-91, p. 7458; Amend Coun. J. 3-31-04, p. 20916, § 4.12)