339.99  PENALTY.
   (a)   Whoever violates any of the weight provisions of this chapter shall be fined eighty dollars ($80.00) for the first 2,000 pounds or fraction thereof of overload; for overloads in excess of 2,000 pounds, but not in excess of 5,000 pounds, such person shall be fined one hundred dollars ($100.00), plus one dollar ($1.00) per 100 pounds of overload; and for overloads in excess of 5,000 pounds, but not in excess of 10,000 pounds, such person shall be fined one hundred thirty dollars ($130.00), plus two dollars ($2.00) per 100 pounds of overload, or imprisoned not more than thirty days, or both. For all overloads in excess of 10,000 pounds, such person shall be fined one hundred sixty dollars ($160.00), plus three dollars ($3.00) per 100 pounds of overload, or imprisoned not more than thirty days, or both. Whoever violates the weight provisions of vehicle and load relating to gross load limits shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00). However, no penalty prescribed in this subsection shall be imposed on any vehicle combination if the overload on any axle does not exceed 1,000 pounds and if the immediately preceding or following axle, except the front axle of the vehicle combination, is underloaded by the same or a greater amount. For purposes of this subsection, two axles on one vehicle less than eight feet apart shall be considered as one axle.
   (b)   Whoever violates any other provision of this chapter shall be fined not more than twenty- five dollars ($25.00) for a first offense; for a second offense within one year thereafter, such person shall be fined not less than ten dollars ($10.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00), or imprisoned not more than ten days, or both; and for a subsequent offense within one year after the first offense, such person shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than two hundred dollars ($200.00), or imprisoned not more than thirty days, or both.
(Ord. 89-159.  Passed 7-17-89.)