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(A) Whoever violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than $500 for each offense. Each day's continued violation shall constitute a separate offense. ('88 Code, § 152.99)
(B) Any violation of this chapter is hereby classified as a civil offense, pursuant to Chapter 41 and KRS 65.8808, and such classification is intended, and shall be construed, to provide an additional or supplemental means of obtaining compliance with the applicable code sections, and nothing contained herein or in Chapter 41 shall prohibit the enforcement of this chapter by any other means authorized by law.
(C) If a citation for a violation of this chapter is not contested by the person charged with the violation, the civil fine to be imposed for each offense shall be $50 for the first offense, $90 for the second offense, and $210 for the third, and thereafter, offense.
(D) If a citation is contested and a hearing before the Code Enforcement Board is required, the maximum civil fine which may be imposed at the discretion of the Board shall be from $20 to $200 for the first offense, from $60 to $600 for the second offense, and from $180 to $1,800 for the third, and thereafter, offense.
(E) Each section of the ordinance violated shall be considered a separate fineable offense. If two or more sections of the ordinance are violated, the fines shall be cumulative and be enforced under the same citation. Each day a violation exists shall be considered a separate offense upon issuance of a separate citation.
(Ord. 1999-13, passed 8-17-99)
Code Enforcement Board, see Chapter 41