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A. Standard Penalty: Unless another penalty is expressly provided by this code for any particular provision, section or chapter, any person violating any provisions of this code, or any rule or regulation adopted or issued in pursuance thereof, or any provision of any code adopted herein by reference, shall, upon conviction, be subject in accordance with the provisions of Minnesota statutes sections 412.231 and 609.034 to a penalty of either a fine not to exceed seven hundred dollars ($700.00) or imprisonment not to exceed more than ninety (90) days, or both, but in either case the costs of prosecution may be added. Said penalty and imprisonment provisions shall be automatically amended, supplemented, or replaced by any amendment, supplement, or replacement to the penalty and imprisonment provisions of Minnesota statutes sections 412.231 and 609.034. (Ord. 438, 8-18-1969)
B. Violation: Any violation of this code is a penal offense and a misdemeanor unless otherwise provided in this code. (Ord. 95-13, 8-7-1995)
C. Each Day A Violation: Each act of violation and every day upon which a violation occurs or continues constitutes the basis of a separate offense.
D. Applicability: The penalty provided by this section or any section of this code applies to the amendment of any section of this code or any code adopted herein by reference to which the penalty relates whether or not such penalty is reenacted in the amendatory ordinances, unless otherwise provided in the amendment.
E. Reference To Sections: Reference to any section of this code shall be understood to also refer to and include the penalty section relating thereto, unless otherwise expressly provided.
F. Failure Of Officers To Perform Duties: The failure of any officer or employee of the city to perform any official duty imposed by this code shall not subject such officer or employee to the penalty imposed for violation of this code, unless a penalty is specifically provided. (Ord. 438, 8-18-1969)