[Adopted 3-16-1982 by Ord. No. 555-82 as Ch. I of the 1982 Revised General Ordinances (§ 1-18 of the 1993 Code); amended 3-7-1984 by Ord. No. 593-84; 10-3-1989 by Ord. No. 765-89; 2-21-1993 by Ord. No. 923-93]
For violation of any provision of this Code or any ordinance of the Township where no specific penalty is provided regarding the section violated, the penalty, upon conviction, shall be a fine not exceeding $2,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days or any combination thereof.
[Amended 3-18-2003 by Ord. No. 1252-03; 9-4-2012 by Ord. No. 1511-12]
Any person who is convicted of violating an ordinance within one year of the date of the previous violation of the same ordinance and who was fined for the previous violation shall be sentenced by a court to an additional fine as a repeat offender. The additional fine imposed by the court upon the person for a repeated offense shall not be less than the minimum or exceed the maximum fine fixed for a violation of the ordinance, but shall be calculated separately from the fine imposed for the violation of the ordinance.
Any person convicted of the violation of any ordinance may, in the discretion of the court by which he or she was convicted and in default of the payment of any fine imposed therefor, be imprisoned in the county jail or place of detention provided by the municipality for a term not exceeding 90 days or be required to perform community service for a period not exceeding 90 days.
Separate violations. Except as otherwise provided, each and every day in which a violation of any provision of this Code or any other ordinance of the Township exists shall constitute a separate violation.