§ 10.99  GENERAL PENALTY.
   (A)   General penalty.
      (1)   The violation of or failure to comply with any provision of this code shall constitute an offense against the town, and where no specific penalty is provided, shall subject the offender, upon conviction, to a fine not to exceed $500 or imprisonment for a period of not to exceed 60 days or by both a fine and imprisonment.
      (2)   Any condition caused or permitted to exist in violation of any of the provisions of this code or any ordinance of the town shall be deemed a public nuisance and shall be subject to abatement by the town.
      (3)   Every act, action or thing done in violation of the provisions of this code or ordinances of the town shall be construed, deemed and taken as a separate and distinct violation of the provisions of this code; and in every event a violation of this code or any of the provisions of this code shall continue, each day of the continuance shall be deemed, construed and taken as a separate and distinct violation of the provisions of this code that the condition so allowed to continue shall violate.
(2000 Code, § 1-15)
   (B)   Schedule of civil penalties.
Violation
Civil Penalty 
Violation
Civil Penalty 
First Violation
Repeat Violation 
(1)
Falsely hold himself, herself or a business organization out as a licensee, certificate holder or registrant
$150
$300
(2)
Falsely impersonate a certificate holder or registrant
$150
$300
(3)
Falsely present himself or herself as a certified or registered contractor under another person’s certificate or registration
$200
$400
(4)
Give false or forged evidence to the contractor’s licensing board or a member thereof for the purpose of obtaining a certificate or registration
$150
$300
(5)
Use or attempt to use a certificate or registration which has been suspended or revoked
$200
$400
(6)
Engage in the business or act in the capacity of a contractor without being duly registered or certified
$250
$ 500
(7)
Advertise himself, herself or a business organization as available to engage in the business or act in the capacity of a contractor without being duly registered or certified
$250
$500
(8)
Operate a business organization engaged in contracting after 60 days following the termination of its only qualifying agent without designating another primary qualifying agent
$250
$500
(9)
Proceeding on any job without first obtaining applicable local building permits and inspections
$150
$300
(10) 
Act as a subcontractor without being certified or registered
$250
$500
(11)
Act in the capacity of a contractor or advertise himself, herself or a business organization as available to engage in the business or act in the capacity of a contractor without a business license tax
$100 
$200
(12)
Conceal or cause to be concealed or assist in concealing, from the primary qualifying agent, any material activities or information about the contracting firm
$100
$200
(13)
Exclude or facilitate the exclusion of any aspect of the contracting firm’s financial or other business activities from the primary qualifying agent
$100
$200
(14)
Knowingly cause any part of the contracting firm’s activities, financial or otherwise, to be conducted without the primary qualifying agent’s supervision
$100
$200
(15)
Assist or participate with any qualifying agent in the violation of any provision of Ch. 31
$100
$200
(16)
Commencement and/or performance of any work for which a building permit is required without the building permit being current
$75
$150
 
(Ord. 2006-11, Att. A, passed 8-22-2006)