§ 72.99  PENALTY.
   (A)   Any person violating any provision of this chapter for which no specific penalty is prescribed shall be subject to § 10.99.
   (B)   (1)   Violation of § 72.03 shall subject the offender to a civil penalty of $50 for a first offense. A civil citation shall be issued by an authorized officer of the city. The citations shall state that if the penalty is not paid within 48 hours from the time of issuance, it may be recovered in a civil action in the nature of the debt.
      (2)   A second violation of § 72.03 within a 12 month period by any person shall be subject to a civil penalty in the amount of $75. A third and any subsequent violation of § 72.03 within 12 months shall be subject to a civil penalty of $100 for each violation.
      (3)    In addition to any civil sanctions imposed in this section, the offender who violates § 72.03 shall be subject to criminal charges for the infraction, punishable by imprisonment and or a fine not to exceed $500.
   (C)   (1)   Any person who violates any provision of §§ 72.04 through 72.06 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $50, pursuant to G.S. § 14-4.
      (2)   In addition to any criminal sanctions imposed by this section, the offender who violates §§ 72.04 through 72.06 shall also be subject to a civil penalty of $50.
(Ord. -, passed 7- -2008)