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1-1-8: GENERAL PENALTY 1 :
A. Penalty Imposed: Except as otherwise provided by state law, whenever in this code or in any ordinance of the city an act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor, or whenever in the code or ordinance the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any provision of this code or of any ordinance, upon conviction, shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) or not more than thirty (30) days' imprisonment, or by both such fine and imprisonment. In addition, the court may impose a term of community service not to exceed forty (40) hours for each offense. The maximum fine or deferral fee in lieu of a fine for traffic related offenses relating to speeding or parking shall not exceed two hundred dollars ($200.00). Each day or any portion of a day during which any violation of this code or of any ordinance shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
B. Aiding Or Abetting: Any person who shall aid, abet or assist in the violation of any provision of this code or any other ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided in this section. (Ord. 1038, 9-12-2006)
1. Maximum fines chargeable by courts not of record, $750.00, 11 OS § 14-111; fines over $500.00 are to be by jury trial unless waived, 11 OS § 27-119.