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(a) Whenever in this Code or any ordinance of the city an act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense, or wherever in such Code or ordinance the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, and no specific penalty is provided therefor, any person who shall be convicted of any such violation shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned in the county jail not longer than 30 days, or shall receive both such fine and imprisonment. Each day in which a violation of this Code or other ordinance continues shall constitute a separate offense.
(b) Any failure to appear for a scheduled court appearance on an ordinance violation, after notice and promise to appear, summons or arrest, shall be a public offense, separate and in addition to the underlying offense.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 16.301; 1992 Code, § 1-4) (Ord. 32-76, passed 5-10-1976; Ord. 117-82, passed 11-29-1982; Ord. 52-91, passed 6-10-1991; Ord. 57-03, passed 6-23-2003; Ord. 93-12, passed 12-4-2012; Ord. 96-12, passed 12-4-2012)
Administrative code enforcement, see ch. 40
Authority to provide for penalty as above prescribed, see SDCL 9-19-3