§ 91.99  PENALTY.
   (A)   Any person, firm or corporation who violates any provision of this code for which another penalty is not specifically provided shall, upon conviction, be subject to the following:
      (1)   A fine not exceeding $2,500 for the first violation; and
      (2)   A fine not exceeding $7,500 for the second and subsequent violation except for violation of an ordinance regulating traffic and parking.
   (B)   A separate violation shall be deemed committed upon each day during which a violation occurs or continues.
   (C)   (1)   Dog tags shall be $10 each up to two dogs six months or older. An additional fee shall apply if you have three to five dogs at $20 each for tags. If you have more than five dogs, the person shall have a kennel license through the state. If a complaint is filed or a dog is claimed by the owner without a tag, there shall be a $25 fee for each dog up to two for the first complaint and $50 for up to two dogs for each complaint thereafter. If you have three to five dogs without tags, shall be a fee of $60 each for the first complaint and $80 for the second complaint thereafter.
      (2)   In the event a civil action against the owner is commenced and judgment is entered in favor of the town pursuant to § 91.04, the owner shall pay a fine in the following amount:
         (a)   For the first time an animal is impounded: $25;
         (b)   For the second time an animal is impounded: $50; and
         (c)   For the third or subsequent time an animal is impounded: $100.
      (3)   A fee shall be added to any fine imposed for the cost of boarding the animal.
      (4)   Reasonable attorney fees and associated costs.
(Prior Code, § 6-14)
   (D)   (1)   Any person who violates any provision of this chapter commits a class C ordinance violation and shall be fined not less than $25. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate violation.
(Prior Code, § 6-25)
      (2)   For any case that requires litigation or the involvement of an attorney on behalf of the town, a reasonable attorney fee and associated costs shall be assessed against the violator.
   (E)   If a complaint is filed or a dog is claimed by the owner without a tag, a $25 fee for each dog up to two dogs will be imposed for the first complaint and a $50 fee up to two dogs will be imposed for each complaint thereafter. If a person has three to five dogs without having a tag, a $60 fee each will be imposed for the first complaint and $80 fee each for the second complaint thereafter.
(Prior Code, § 6-26)  (Ord. 1993-3, passed 3-13-1993; Ord. 2013-5, passed 6-11-2013)
Statutory reference:
   Authority, see I.C. 36-1-3-8(a)(10)