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Sec. 1-25. General Penalty:
   (a)   In any case where there shall be a violation of any section of this code for which no specific penalty is provided, the person violating that section shall be subject to a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).
   (b)   Each day any violation of any section of this code shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
   (c)   The payment of such fine in installments by indigent persons shall be made as provided by law 1 .
   (d)   Confinement for a term not exceeding six (6) months in the county jail or other place of legal incarceration for each violation of any section of this code may be imposed when authorized by state statute 2 .
   (e)   Where the penalty for any particular offense is limited by state statute then such imitation shall be applicable to the provisions of this code notwithstanding the provisions of this section.
   (f)   The suspension or revocation of any license, permit, certificate or other privilege imposed by the village shall not be regarded as a penalty for the purposes of this code but shall be in addition thereto. (M.C. 1963, § 29.104)
   (g)   Compliance tickets may be issued for violations of this code and zoning ordinance in accordance with the provisions and procedures set forth in chapter 22 of this code and the zoning ordinance. (Ord. 0-91-02, 2-4-1991)



3. 65 ILCS 5/1-2, 5/12-1.1, 5/1-2-9.
4. Ansinger v. Hamlin, 407 U.S. 25 (1972); Tate v. Short, 401 U.S. 495 (1971); City of Rockford v. Grayned, 46 Ill. 2d 486, 263 N.E.2d 866 (1970).