Chapter 1.15


1.15.010    General penalty – Continuing violations.

1.15.020    Liability of officers.

1.15.010 General penalty – Continuing violations.

(1) Whenever a city ordinance prohibits an act or declares it to be unlawful, or provides that the failure to do an act is unlawful, and no specific penalty is provided, the violation of the provision is punishable by a fine not exceeding $500.00, except as provided in this chapter.

(2) Whenever a state statute and a city ordinance provide penalties for the same offense, the penalty imposed for the city violation shall not exceed the state penalty.

(3) Every day a violation of a provision of any ordinance continues shall constitute a separate offense. [Ord. 106 § 1, 1987].

1.15.020 Liability of officers.

No provision of a city ordinance designating the duties of an officer or employee shall be construed to make the officer or employee liable for a fine or penalty provided for a failure to perform the duty, unless the intent of the council to impose the fine or penalty on the officer or employee is specifically and clearly expressed in the section creating the duty. [Ord. 106 § 2, 1987].