925.99  PENALTY.
   (a)   Whoever violates any provision of this chapter, or any rule or regulation pursuant thereto, where no specific penalty is attached, shall be deemed guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than $150.00.  Any violation shall constitute a separate offense on each successive day continued.  The fact that garbage, refuse, rubbish, yard waste or other waste matter, herein mentioned or not, remains on any residential establishment in the City in violation of this chapter shall be prima facie evidence that the householder of such establishment is responsible for the occurring violation.  In addition to the penalties above described for this chapter, the offender may be assessed the cost of any cleanup.
   (b)   Any person who violates or neglects to comply with any provision of this chapter, or any rule or regulation pursuant thereto, upon commission of the first offense in any twelve-month period, in lieu of filing criminal charges, may be issued a warning by the crew of the City Sanitation Department in the form of an information tag, the form and content of which shall be prepared by the City Manager or his designee, to be issued in person or affixed to the waste, or to its container or to entrance of the dwelling or other structure on the premises upon which the waste or its container is found, and such waste shall not be collected, removed, or disposed of by the City's Sanitation Department. 
(Ord. 28-95.  Passed 4-3-95.)
   (c)   Any person who violates Section 925.05 is deemed guilty of a misdemeanor of the 4th degree, punishable by a fine not to exceed $250.00 and/or a period of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days.
   (d)   The City, its officials, boards or employees failing to carry out any directory function imposed upon the same by this chapter shall not be punishable as a crime under this section. 
(Od. 28-95.  Passed 4-3-95.)