Wherever in this code or in any ordinance of the town, or rule or regulations promulgated by an officer or agency thereof, under authority invested by law or ordinance, any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense, or 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 such provision of this code, ordinance, rule or regulation shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $2,500. Every day any violation of this code or any such ordinance, rule or regulation shall continue shall constitute a separate offense. In any prosecution based upon this section it shall be necessary to allege only the first day with respect to which any forfeiture is assessable, and upon conviction, the offender shall be assessed for that day it is proven and found that the person did not commit such violation. In enforcing the provisions of this chapter, the town shall also be entitled to collect reasonable attorney fees and court costs in addition to any other fines and penalties as provided by this chapter and by law.
('92 Code, § 10.99) (Am. Ord. 01-15, passed 11-13-01; Am. Ord. 03-09, passed 6-10-03)
Statutory reference:
   Power to prescribe fines up to $2,500 granted, see I.C. 36-1-3-8(a)(10)