§ 91.999  PENALTY.
   (A)   (1)   Whoever violates any provision of any section in this chapter shall unless otherwise specified herein, be fined in an amount not less than $25 or more than $750 for each offense.
      (2)   In addition, any cost of collection may be assessed in accordance with § 10.99(B) of this city code.
(Prior Code, § 6-11.2)
      (3)   Notwithstanding anything in this section, to the extent that fines are specified in the fee schedule approved from time-to-time by the City Council for offenses under this chapter, the fee schedule shall control.
   (B)   (1)   Any person, firm or corporation violating any provisions of §§ 91.030 through 91.032 regarding registration and licensing of dogs and cats shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $750 for each offense; provided, however, that penalties due under this division (B) may be satisfied by the following payments, if paid within the following listed time limits after the last date that registration or licensing fees are due.
 
0 through 10 days
$15
11 through 20 days
$25
21 through 30 days
$35
 
      (2)   All such payments shall be made at the Municipal Services, 800 Field Drive, Lake Forest, Illinois or such other location as may be identified in any notice issued by the city.
      (3)   In addition, any cost of collection may be assessed in accordance with § 10.99(B) of this city code.
(Prior Code, § 6-15.1)
   (C)   (1)   (a)   Any owner who fails to comply with the provisions of § 91.052 with respect to any dog or dogs will be subject to the penalties set forth in division (C)(3) below.
         (b)   Each violation within any five-year period, regardless of the dog or dogs involved, shall be logged against the violating owner, and such owner’s accumulated violations shall be determinative of the applicable fine under division (C)(3) below.
      (2)   (a)   Any owner who owns a dog that is deemed a public nuisance pursuant to § 91.052 will be subject to the penalties set forth in division (C)(3) below.
         (b)   Each violation with respect to a particular dog shall be logged against the violating owner, and such owner’s accumulated violations shall be determinative of the applicable fine under division (C)(3) below.
      (3)   (a)   Any owner who is subject to a fine pursuant to § 91.052 shall pay the applicable fine based on the following schedule:
 
First offense
$100
Second offense
$500
Third and subsequent offenses
$750
 
         (b)   1.   To the extent that an owner would face a different fine based on the accumulated violations calculated under divisions (C)(1) and (C)(2) above, the higher the fine amount shall apply.
            2.   All such payments shall be made at the Public Safety Building, 255 West Deerpath, Lake Forest, Illinois, or such other location as may be identified in any notice issued by the city.
(Prior Code, § 6-22.1)
   (D)   (1)   Any person, firm or corporation violating §§ 91.050 or 91.053 shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $750 for each offense provided, however, that any penalty for such violations may be satisfied by the following payments if paid within the following listed time limits from the date of such violation.
 
0—10 Days
11—20 Days
21—30 Days
First offense
$40
$55
$70
Second offense
$50
$75
$100
Third offense
$100
$125
$150
 
      (2)   All such payment shall be made at the City Hall, 220 East Deerpath, Lake Forest, Illinois, or such other location as may be identified in any notice issued by the city.
      (3)   In addition, any cost of collection may be assessed in accordance with § 10.99(B) of this city code.
(Prior Code, § 6-24)
(Ord. 93-34, passed 6-7-1993; Ord. 03-37, passed 7-7-2003; Ord. 2008-31, passed 10-6-2008; Ord. 2016-16, passed 6-20-2016)