§ 93.25  PENALTIES.
   (A)   Criminal.
      (1)   Conviction. Each violation of §§ 97.04 and 97.05(A) shall constitute a misdemeanor, except as otherwise provided by statute, and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $500.00 or imprisonment of a term not exceeding 30 days.
      (2)   Restitution. In addition to any punishment imposed, the court may order any person convicted of a violation of this article to make restitution to the victim or entity which remediated the graffiti for damages or loss caused directly or indirectly by the violator's offense in the amount or manner determined by the court. The court may determine the amount, terms and conditions of the restitution. In the case of a minor, the parents or legal guardian shall be ordered jointly and severally liable with the minor to make restitution.
      (3)   Community service.  In addition to, or as a part of, the penalties specified in this section, a minor or adult may be required to perform community service as described by the court. Reasonable effort shall be made to assign the minor or adult to a type of community service that is reasonably expected to have the most rehabilitative effect on the minor or adult, including community service that involves graffiti removal.
(Ord. O-2008-22, passed 5-20-08)