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(A) Criminal penalties. Each violation of this chapter shall be a misdemeanor for which everybody convicted thereof in a court of competent jurisdiction shall be sentenced to pay a criminal fine not to exceed the maximum amount of $500 as set forth in KRS 534.050(2)(a) or a criminal fine not to exceed the maximum period of twelve (12) months as set forth in KRS 532.090(1), or both.
(B) Civil penalties. Each separate violation of this chapter is hereby classified as a civil offense, for which:
(1) The maximum civil fine required by KRS 65.8802(2)(b) that may be imposed for each separate violation of this chapter, is hereby established as $500;
(2) The specific civil fine required by KRS 65.8808(2)(c) that will be imposed for each separate offense and violation of this chapter if the person who has committed the violation and offense does not contest a citation therefore, is hereby established as $100; and
(C) An enforcement officer may, in lieu of immediately issuing a civil citation therefor, give notice that the violation of this chapter shall be remedied within a specific period of time.
(Ord. 1740-2017, passed 9-12-17)