§ 94.99  PENALTY.
   Violation of any provision of §§ 94.15 through 94.20 shall be grounds for immediate revocation of any permit issued pursuant to § 94.19.  In addition, a person violating any provision of §§ 94.15 through 94.20 may be charged with either a civil fine or with a criminal misdemeanor.
   (A)   In the event the person is charged with a civil fine, the general penalty set forth in § 10.99 of this code shall apply, including as provided therein a warning citation, and monetary fines for the first citation increasing with each additional citation within a period of 365 days.  Provided, however, that any person issued a warning citation shall immediately cease violation of §§ 94.15 through 94.20.
   (B)   A criminal misdemeanor may be charged for violations of this chapter, pursuant to G.S. § 14-4.
(Ord. 2017-015, passed 1-2-18)