Township of Elk, NJ
Gloucester County
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[Adopted 9-3-2009 by Ord. No. O-2009-10]
A. 
For violation of any provision of the Code of the Township of Elk, where no specific penalty is otherwise provided regarding the section violated, the maximum penalty, upon conviction, shall be one or more of the following:
(1) 
A fine not exceeding $2,000.
(2) 
Imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days.
(3) 
A period of community service not exceeding 90 days.
B. 
Except as otherwise provided, each day in which an ordinance violation shall exist shall constitute a separate offense.
C. 
Any person who is convicted of violating the same ordinance within one year of the date of a previous violation, and who was fined for the previous violation, shall be sentenced by the court to an additional fine as a repeat offender. The additional fine imposed by the court upon a person for a repeated offense should 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.