Chapter 1.10
GENERAL PENALTY

Sections:

1.10.010  General penalties.

1.10.020  Separate offense.

1.10.030  Nuisance.

1.10.010 General penalties.

Unless otherwise specified by the Edgewood Municipal Code (EMC), anyone who violates the provisions of any ordinance or the Edgewood Municipal Code shall be punished pursuant to the general penalty provision set forth below:

A. Criminal Penalty. Unless otherwise provided, any person violating any of the provisions of any ordinance of the city is guilty of a misdemeanor. Any person convicted of a misdemeanor under this code shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $5,000 or by imprisonment not to exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

B. Civil Penalty. Any person violating any of the provisions of any ordinance of the city which is designated a civil offense shall have committed a civil infraction. Unless otherwise provided, any such person shall be assessed a monetary penalty not to exceed $250.00 for each day that the violation occurs. (Ord. 02-182 § 1).

1.10.020 Separate offense.

Every person violating any of the provisions of the EMC is guilty of a separate offense for each and every day during any portion of which the violation is committed, continued or permitted by any such person. (Ord. 02-182 § 2).

1.10.030 Nuisance.

In addition to the penalties set forth above, all remedies given by law for the prevention and abatement of nuisances shall apply regardless of any other remedy. (Ord. 02-182 § 3).