202.99  GENERAL CODE PENALTY; COMPLICITY; CIVIL INFRACTIONS.
   (a)   General Penalty. Except when specifically designated as a civil infraction or a Municipal civil infraction, whenever, in these Codified Ordinances, or in any technical or other code adopted by reference in these Codified Ordinances, or in any rule, regulation or order promulgated or made under authority of any provision of these Codified Ordinances, or under authority of any technical or other code adopted by reference in these Codified Ordinances, or under authority of State law, an act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor, or whenever the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is otherwise provided, whoever violates or fails to comply with any such provision shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), including costs of prosecution, or imprisoned not more than ninety days, or both, for each offense. The court shall also have the power to place the person convicted on probation as permitted by State law, specifically, but not limited to, the terms set forth in M.C.L.A. 771.2 and 771.3. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation or noncompliance occurs or continues, unless otherwise provided.
   (b)   Surcharges; Equitable Remedies. The imposition of any penalty provided for in this section shall be in addition to any surcharge levied for a violation of or noncompliance with a provision of these Codified Ordinances, or a provision of a technical or other code adopted by reference in these Codified Ordinances, or a rule, regulation or order promulgated or made under authority of either, or under authority of State law, and shall be in addition to any equitable remedy provided by a provision of these Codified Ordinances, or a provision of a technical or other code adopted by reference in these Codified Ordinances, or a rule, regulation or order promulgated or made under authority of either, or provided by State law, or a rule, regulation or order promulgated or made under authority of State law, including the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.
   (c)   Complicity. Every person concerned in the commission of an offense under these Codified Ordinances, whether he or she directly commits the act constituting the offense or procures, counsels, aids or abets in its commission, may be prosecuted, indicted, tried and on conviction shall be punished as if he or she had directly committed such offense.
   (d)   Civil Infraction.  A person who, after having been found responsible for a civil infraction and having been assessed a fine, does not timely pay the fine, may be held in civil contempt  of court according to the terms set forth in M.C.L.A. 600.8729.  A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation or noncompliance occurs or continues, unless otherwise provided.
   (e)   Municipal Civil Infraction.  (See Chapter 650 of these Codified Ordinances.)
(Ord. 1995-17.  Passed 12-19-95.)