§ 8-226  PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
   (A)   Each day of violation of any provision of this chapter by any permit holder, or each sale made in violation of any provision of this chapter, shall constitute a separate misdemeanor which shall be punishable under the general penalty clause for this code. If appropriate, action may also be taken for suspension or revocation of the permit issued hereunder or by both a fine and suspension or revocation. Upon the determination by the Beer Board that any violation has occurred under any provision of this chapter or the beer laws of the state, the Beer Board shall have the authority to suspend the beer permit for a period of time as determined by the nature of the offense. Upon the determination by the Beer Board of a first violation, the permit holder shall be fined not less than $500 and have its permit suspended for three days. The maximum punishment for a first offense shall be a $500 fine with the permit being suspended for a period of time not to exceed one week.
   (B)   For a second violation, the permit holder shall be fined no less than $1,000 and have its permit suspended for 15 days. The maximum punishment for a second offense shall be a $1,000 fine with a permit being suspended for a period of time not to exceed 30 days.
   (C)   For a third or subsequent violation, the permit holder shall be fined in the amount of $2,500 and have the permit suspended for a period of one year (365 days).
(2011 Code, § 8-226)  (Ord. 02-34, passed 10- -2002; Ord. 06-37, passed 5- -2006)