202.99  GENERAL CODE PENALTY; FINES FOR MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTIONS; EQUITABLE REMEDIES.
   (a)   Except in those cases where a violation of these Codified Ordinances is specifically designated as a Municipal civil infraction, and except in those cases where a different penalty is prescribed for a specific violation of a provision of these Codified Ordinances, whoever violates any provision of these Codified Ordinances is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), plus the costs of prosecution, or by imprisonment in the County jail for a period not to exceed ninety days, or both, for each offense.
   (b)   The sanctions for a violation of these Codified Ordinances designated as a Municipal civil infraction shall include all remedies authorized by Act 12 of the Public Acts of 1994, as amended, including, but not limited to, fines of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), plus all costs incurred by the City in enforcing the Municipal civil infraction, including actual attorneys’ fees and all other damages and equitable remedies as ordered by the Court and authorized by Act 12 of the Public Acts of 1994, as amended.  Civil fines may be increased for repeat violations of these Codified Ordinances, and each day during or on which a violation or noncompliance occurs or continues shall be deemed a separate offense.  Specific fines for Municipal civil infractions shall be as provided in subsection (c) hereof.
   (c)   The following schedule of fines for Municipal civil infractions, payable at the Municipal Ordinance Violations Bureau as provided for in Chapter 208, for admissions of responsibility by persons served with Municipal civil infraction citations and/or violation notices, is hereby established as follows:
      (1)   Chapter 622      First offense               $  50.00
         "Health, Safety   Any repeat offense            250.00
         And Sanitation"
      (2)   Chapter 652      First offense               $ 50.00
         "Nuisances"      Any repeat offense            250.00
      (3)   Chapter 872      First offense               $ 50.00
         "Street Vendor"   Any repeat offense            250.00
      (4)   Chapter 1020      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Streets and      Any repeat offense            250.00
         Excavations"
      (5)   Chapter 1022      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Sidewalks"      Any repeat offense            250.00
      (6)   Chapter 1024      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Trees"      Any repeat offense            250.00
      (7)   Chapter 1040      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Water"      Any repeat offense            250.00
      (8)   Chapter 1042      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Sewers"      Any repeat offense            250.00
      (9)   Chapter 1043      First offense            $ 1,000.00
         "Industrial Waste   Any repeat offense            1,000.00
         Water Pretreatment
         Regulations"
      (10)   Chapter 1044      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Water and       Any repeat offense            250.00
         Sewerage Rates
         and Management"
      (11)   Chapter 1060      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Garbage and      Any repeat offense         250.00
         Rubbish Collection
         And Disposal"
      (12)   Chapter 1062      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Parks and      Any repeat offense            250.00
         Recreational
         Facilities"
      (13)   Chapter 1066      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Fire and Burglar   Any repeat offense            250.00
         Alarm Systems"
      (14)   Chapter 1216      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Land Divisions"   Any repeat offense            250.00
      (15)   Chapter 1240.01   First offense               $ 50.00
         "Appendix A      Any repeat offense            250.00
         Howell Zoning Code"
      (16)   Chapter 1410      First offense            $50.00
         "State Construction   Any repeat offense            250.00
         Code"
      (17)   Chapter 1450      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Fees for Permits,    Any repeat offense            250.00
         Certificates and
         Inspections"
      (18)   Chapter 1460      First offense            $50.00
         "Residential Rental   Any repeat offense            250.00
         Properties"
      (19)   Chapter 1480       First offense            $50.00
         "Property Maintenance"   Any repeat offense         250.00
      (20)   Chapter 1614       First offense            $500.00
         "Fireworks Code"   Any repeat offense            500.00
      (21)   Chapter 1620      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Fire Lanes"      Any repeat offense            250.00
      (22)   Chapter 1630      First offense            $ 50.00
         "Life Safety Code"   Any repeat offense            250.00
   (d)   A repeat offense is one in which the same or a similar violation has been committed within one year of the first offense.
   (e)   Each day on which any violation of this Code or any ordinance continues constitutes a separate offense and shall be subject to penalties or sanctions as a separate offense.
   (f)   In addition to any remedies available at law, the City may bring an action for an injunction or other process against a person to restrain, prevent or abate any violation of these Codified Ordinances or any City ordinance. 
(Ord. 663.  Passed 10-27-97; Ord. 722. Passed 11-19-01; Ord. 753.  Passed 1-12-04; Ord. 795. Passed 3-26-07; Ord. 879.  Passed 8-26-13; Ord. 918.  Passed 10-8-18.)