The provisions of this chapter shall be liberally construed to prevent excessive, unreasonable, disturbing and unnecessary noise, due consideration being given to the circumstances, time of day, particular location of each violation and the demands of the public health, safety and welfare.
Every person, as defined in Article II, violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed to have committed a violation against this chapter and, upon conviction therefor, such person may be imprisoned for a term not to exceed 15 days or by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $250. The penalty fine for a second violation shall not be less than $100 nor more than $250. No penalty fine shall be more than $250, or both such imprisonment and fine for each and every violation. The continuation of a violation against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the violation is continued, a separate and distinct violation hereunder.
[Amended 10-15-2012 by L.L. No. 6-2012]
Except as otherwise provided by law, such a violation shall not be a crime and the penalty or punishment imposed therefor shall not be deemed for any purpose a penal or criminal penalty or punishment and shall not impose any disability upon or affect or impair the credibility as a witness, or otherwise, of any person convicted thereof.