§ 93.99  PENALTY.
   (A)   Fine.
      (1)   Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter within five days of the date of the notice of the chapter violation, such violator shall pay a fine as follows:
 
Violation
Section/Subsection
Fine
As Provided by Indiana Law
$50
$100
$100
$50
$100
$50
$50
$100
$50
$200
$50
$50
 
      (2)   The fines will be collected by the Town Clerk-Treasurer and transferred to the General Fund.
   (B)   Failure to pay fines. If a violator fails to pay fines or appear at the Clerk-Treasurer’s office within five days of the date of notice of code violation, such violation may be filed with the Superior Courts, and such violator may be summoned to appear before such court.
   (C)   Penalties. Any person violating any provision of this chapter, other than the licensing provision of § 93.02 or the sections listed in division (A) of this section, upon conviction or a plea of guilty in any of the Hancock County Superior Courts, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $500. If any violation by continuing each day violation continues shall be deemed a separate violation, unless otherwise provided by law.
   (D)   Restitution.
      (1)   In addition to the fines set forth herein, any person who violates the provisions of § 93.03(G) shall make full restitution for any damages or injury to persons or property as a result of such violation, including, but not limited to, medical expenses, the value of any real or personal property which has been destroyed or the cost of repairing any damage to real or personal property.
      (2)   In addition to any fine or penalty set forth above, if a violation must be prosecuted through Hancock Superior Court II, the violator, upon conviction, shall pay reasonable attorney fees and court costs as determined by the court.
(Ord. 070196B, passed 7-1-96; Ord. 20170107, passed 1-7-17)