1-4-1: SENTENCING:
   A.   Penalty For Violation Of Ordinance 1 : Unless otherwise specifically authorized by statute, the city council may provide a penalty for the violation of any city ordinance by a fine not to exceed the maximum class B misdemeanor fine under Utah Code Annotated section 76-3-301, or by a term of imprisonment up to six (6) months, or by both the fine and term of imprisonment. The city council may prescribe a minimum penalty for the violation of any city ordinance and may impose a civil penalty for the unauthorized use of city property, including, but not limited to, the use of parks, streets and other public grounds or equipment. Rules of civil procedure shall be substantially followed. (2000 Code)
   B.   Term Of Imprisonment For Misdemeanors 2 : A person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor may be sentenced to imprisonment as follows:
      1.   In the case of a class B misdemeanor, for a term not exceeding six (6) months;
      2.   In the case of a class C misdemeanor, for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days. (1998 Code § 1-322)
   C.   Infractions 3 :
      1.   A person convicted of an infraction may not be imprisoned but may be subject to a fine, forfeiture and disqualification, or any combination. (1998 Code § 1-323; amd. 2000 Code)
      2.   Whenever a person is convicted of an infraction and no punishment is specified, the person may be fined as for a class C misdemeanor. (1998 Code § 1-323)
   D.   Fines Of Persons 4 : A person convicted of an offense may, in addition to any term of imprisonment imposed, be sentenced to pay a fine not to exceed:
      1.   Class B Misdemeanor: One thousand dollars ($1,000.00) when the conviction is of a class B misdemeanor conviction; and
      2.   Class C Misdemeanor; Infraction: Seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) when the conviction is of a class C misdemeanor conviction or infraction conviction. (1998 Code § 1-331; amd. 2000 Code)
   E.   Fines Of Corporations 5 : The sentence to pay a fine, when imposed upon a corporation, association, partnership or governmental instrumentality for an offense defined in this code, or the ordinances of the city, or for an offense defined outside of this code over which this city has jurisdiction, for which no special corporate fine is specified, shall be to pay an amount fixed by the court, not exceeding:
      1.   Class B Misdemeanor: Five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) when the conviction is for a class B misdemeanor conviction; and
      2.   Class C Misdemeanor; Infraction: One thousand dollars ($1,000.00) when the conviction is for a class C misdemeanor conviction or for an infraction conviction. (1998 Code § 1-332; amd. 2000 Code)
   F.   Bail/Fee Schedule:
            BAIL/FEE SCHEDULE FOR HURRICANE CITY ORDINANCES
 
Code Violation
Description
Class
Recommended Bail Amount
Recommendations For Notes
 
Business License Violations
No business license
B
$200.00
 
Sale of alcohol without a license
B
600.00
 
3-3A
Failure to pay sales tax
B
100.00
 
Operation of a sexually oriented business without a valid license
B
400.00
 
Employee of an SOB not licensed
B
300.00
 
No transient merchant license
B
200.00
No mandatory court appearance required
Solicitation prohibited/no solicitor's license
B
360.00
No mandatory court appearance required
Solicitor violation of a "No Solicitation" notice
B
100.00
No mandatory court appearance required
Solicitor violating time of day restrictions
B
100.00
No mandatory court appearance required
No business license for rental property
B
200.00
 
Rental of property in a residential zone for less than 30 days
B
300.00
 
No on site manager
Infraction
50.00
 
No guest register available/license not displayed
Infraction
50.00
 
Occupancy violation
Infraction
50.00
 
Room rented to a minor
Infraction
50.00
 
Room rented for longer than 30 days
Infraction
50.00
 
Sanitation requirements violation (each violation)
Infraction
50.00
 
 
Failure to cooperate with an inspection
Infraction
50.00
 
Failure to report violation of the law
Infraction
50.00
 
 
Public Health And Safety Violations
Maintaining a public nuisance
C
100.00
 
Weed nuisance
C
100.00
 
Burn permit required
Infraction
100.00
 
Disposal not in landfill
Infraction
100.00
 
Litter regulations
Infraction
100.00
 
Handbill regulations
Infraction
100.00
 
No restroom facility
B
100.00
No mandatory court appearance required
No/improper dumpster
B
100.00
No mandatory court appearance required
Failure to place waste in dumpster
B
100.00
No mandatory court appearance required
Failure to dispose of waste
B
100.00
No mandatory court appearance required
Noise
Infraction
50.00
 
Fugitive dust
 
Administrative
 
Fireworks
B
$100.00
 
 
Animal Control Violations
5-2-3A1
2 limit kennel license
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-3A4a
No license each dog (first offense)
Infraction
50.00
Suspend $10.00 on compliance
5-2-3A4a
No license each dog (second/subsequent offense)
Infraction
75.00
Suspend $10.00 on compliance
5-2-3D3
Dog bite
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-3E1
No rabies vaccination (first offense)
Infraction
50.00
Suspend $10.00 on compliance
5-2-3E1
No rabies vaccination (second/subsequent offense)
Infraction
75.00
Suspend $10.00 on compliance
5-2-4A1
At large dog (first offense/each dog)
Infraction
50.00
 
5-2-4A1
At large dog (second/subsequent offense per dog)
Infraction
75.00
 
5-2-4A2
At large other
Infraction
50.00
 
5-2-4A2
At large other (second/
subsequent offense)
Infraction
75.00
 
5-2-4D/
5-2-7A
Vicious animal not controlled
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-4E
Defecate in public place
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-4G
Animal trespass
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-4H
Poisoning
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-4K
Fail to give care
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-4K3
Promoting animal fighting
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-5A6
Chase cars
Infraction
50.00
 
5-2-5A7
Attacks other animals
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-5A
Nuisance animal other offense
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-5B
Excessive barking
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-8B
Hit and run dog with car
Infraction
100.00
 
5-2-11K
Retaking animal unlawfully
Infraction
50.00
 
 
Other Police Regulations
Loitering
Infraction
50.00
 
Discharging weapons in city limits (firearms)
B
100.00
 
Discharging weapons in city limits (air rifle)
Infraction
50.00
 
5-4-1A
Curfew
B
100.00
 
5-4-1B
Parents responsible for curfew
Infraction
50.00
 
 
Vehicle Violations
6-1-3D1
Too many vehicles for sale
Infraction
50.00
 
6-1-3E2
Illegal parking of a semi
Infraction
100.00
 
The late fee for parking violations shall be as follows (6-1-3F):
$20.00 if paid after 14 days following the violation notice.
$5.00 additional per month if not paid within 30 days.
 
Public Ways And Property Violations
Obstructing the public right of way/construction materials in the roadway
B
$100.00
No mandatory court appearance required
Illegal operation of an ATV
Infraction
50.00
 
Concrete on the street
B
100.00
 
Excavating in the street without a permit
B
200.00
 
7-5-12B
Defacing headstone/
landscape at the cemetery
Infraction
100.00
 
7-6-2A
Defacing anything at a park
Infraction
100.00
 
7-6-2B
Alcohol in parks
Infraction
100.00
 
7-6-2C
Indecent language
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-2D
Camping in unassigned area
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-2E
Motor vehicles in park
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-2F
Skateboards at park
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-2G
Livestock in park
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-2I
Endangering a person
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-2J
Fire in unapproved area
Infraction
100.00
 
7-6-2K
Posting handbills/
solicitation at park
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-2L
Weapon or firearm in park
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-2M
Teaching for profit without a permit
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-2O
Entertainment/exhibition without a permit
Infraction
50.00
 
7-6-3A
Parks closed after dark
Infraction
50.00
 
Failure to obtain an event permit
B
200.00
 
Land Use Code Violations
10-9-5A
Development or use without a permit
C
150.00
 
10-9-5B
Use inconsistent with permit
C
150.00
 
10-9-5C
Use inconsistent with conditions of approval
C
150.00
 
10-9-5D
Use inconsistent with land use title
C
150.00
 
10-9-5E
Lot or setback nonconforming
C
150.00
 
10-9-5F
Increasing intensity of use
C
150.00
 
10-9-5G
Removing, defacing, or obscuring notice
C
150.00
 
10-12-3A
Violation of use in an agricultural zone
C
150.00
 
10-13-3A
Violation of use in a residential zone
C
150.00
 
10-14-3A
Violation of use in a residential agriculture zone
C
150.00
 
10-15-3A
Violation of use in a commercial zone
C
150.00
 
10-16-3A
Violation of use in business and industrial zones
C
150.00
 
10-17-3A
Violation of use in an open space and public facility zone
C
150.00
 
10-32-7D
Failure to maintain landscape
C
150.00
 
10-36
Sign ordinance violation
C
150.00
 
Illegal accessory building/structure
C
150.00
 
Fence too high
C
150.00
 
10-37-9E
Fence is a visual obstruction
C
150.00
 
Violation of home based business regulation
C
150.00
 
10-43-3B
Illegal location of a manufactured/mobile home
C
150.00
 
10-43-3C
Illegal location of an occupied recreational vehicle
C
150.00
 
10-48-3B
No temporary use permit
C
150.00
 
Violation of zoning for wireless telecommunications facilities
C
150.00
 
Operating a bed and breakfast without a permit
C
150.00
 
 
(Ord. 2008-6, 3-20-2008; amd. Ord. 2009-05, 4-16-2009; Ord. 2009-16, 11-5-2009; Ord. 2016-09, 10-20-2016; Ord. 2017-02, 1-5-2017; Ord. 2017-04, 2-2-2017)

 

Notes

1
1. UCA § 10-3-703.
2
2. UCA § 76-3-204.
3
3. UCA § 76-3-205.
4
4. UCA § 76-3-301.
5
1. UCA § 76-3-302.