§ 72.999 PENALTY.
   (A)   (1)   Except as provided by subsection (A)(3) below, the civil fine for each of the parking violations in this chapter shall be not less than $20 and not more than $100. Each day a parking violation continues shall be a separate and distinct offense.
      (2)   Violations of § 72.033 or § 72.081 shall have a civil fine of not less than $50 nor more than $100 for each offense. Each day a parking violation continues shall be a separate offense. In addition, any violation of § 72.033 which continues for more than 24 hours, or violations by the same vehicle more than twice during any 30-day period, or violations by the same vehicle more than three times during a calendar year, shall cause the violating vehicle to be towed and the owner thereof shall be responsible for the towing charges pursuant to § 72.062(A).
      (3)   A violation of § 72.065 shall be a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine of not more than $500, or no more than 365 days in jail, or both.
   (B)   The Director of PARC is authorized to raise the civil fines and discount rate provided in this section within the ranges set forth in subsection (A), upon reasonable necessity.
(1999 Lou. Code, § 75.99) (Lou. Ord. No. 164-1962; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 14-1970, approved 2-12-1970; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 127-1971, approved 8-14-1971; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 159-1971, approved 10-27-1971; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 119-1979, approved 9-6-1979; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 131-1979, approved 9-28-1979; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 244-1984, approved 9-14-1984; Lou. Ord. No. 198-1986, approved 6-26-1986; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 381-1986, approved 12-15-1986; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 144-1987, approved 6-1-1987; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 309-1987, approved 10-29-1987; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 160-1990, approved 6-29-1990; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 163-1998, approved 8-4-1998, effective 12-1-1998; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 0126-2001, approved 10-12-2001; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 0147-2002, approved 12-26-2002; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 64-2005, approved 5-17-2005; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 40-2012, approved 3-19-12 and effective 5-3-2012; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 7-2020, approved 2-21-2020, eff. 5-21-2020; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 116-2020, approved 9-24-2020)