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§ 1-109 Fines and Penalties. 5 Amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081; amended, Bill No. 041079 (approved May 12, 2005).5

(1) Unless otherwise provided, the penalty for violation of any provision of the Code or any regulation adopted under it is a fine not exceeding three hundred (300) dollars for each offense. Each day the violation continues is a separate offense.

(2) For violations that are designated elsewhere in this Code asClass IIoffenses, the maximum fine shall be as follows:

(a) for any violation committed between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2005, seven hundred (700) dollars for each violation; and

(b) for any violation committed on January 1, 2006 or thereafter, one thousand (1,000) dollars for each violation.

(3) For violations that are designated in this Code asClass IIIoffenses, the maximum fine shall be as follows:

(a) for any violation committed between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2005, seven hundred (700) dollars for each violation;

(b) for any violation committed between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2006, one thousand one hundred (1,100) dollars for each violation;

(c) for any violation committed between January 1, 2007 and December 31, 2007, one thousand five hundred (1,500) dollars for each violation;

(d) for any violation committed between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2008, one thousand nine hundred (1,900) dollars for each violation; and

(e) for any violation committed on January 1, 2009 or thereafter, two thousand (2,000) dollars for each violation.

(4) Where the Code provides alternative penalties or remedies, they shall be cumulative and the imposition of any one such penalty or remedy shall not prevent the appropriate City agency from invoking any other penalty or remedy provided for.

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