§ 1-16Penalties for offenses generally.
§ 1-17Continuing offenses, unlawful acts or prohibited acts.
§ 1-18Additional remedies.
Except where specific maximum penalties are provided elsewhere in the Code, in a state law or in another resolution or local law of the village for a particular offense, unlawful act or prohibited act, any person who shall commit an offense, unlawful act or prohibited act under any provision of the Code or any provision of any other village resolution or local law referring to these general penalty provisions, by doing any act prohibited or declared to be unlawful thereby or declared to be an offense, unlawful act or prohibited act thereby, or who shall engage in or exercise any business or occupation or do anything for which a license or permit is required thereby without having a valid license or permit therefor as required, or who shall fail to do any act when such provision declares such failure to be an offense, unlawful act or prohibited act shall, upon conviction thereof, be deemed guilty of a violation as defined by the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
The continuation of an offense, unlawful act or prohibited act for each successive day shall constitute a separate violation, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the offense, unlawful act or prohibited act may be punished as provided in this Article for each such separate violation.
The imposition of a penalty as provided above or as specifically provided in any chapter of the Code or other resolution or local law of the village shall be in addition to any injunctive or remedial relief or any civil penalty which is authorized under the laws of the State of New York, with the same force and effect as though provided for herein. Such penalty shall not be deemed to be in lieu of any provision for revocation or suspension of any license or permit.