City of Wildwood, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 67 §1, 9-1-1995; Ord. No. 1564 §1, 10-13-2008]
A. 
Except as hereinafter provided, whenever by any rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant to such ordinances of the City, any act is prohibited or is made or is declared to be unlawful or an offense or misdemeanor, or whenever in such City ordinance, rule, regulation or order, the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, when no specific penalty is provided therefore, the violation of any such ordinance of the City, or of any rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant to such City ordinances, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.00) and not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days, or by both fine and imprisonment.
B. 
Whenever any provision of the Revised Statutes of Missouri or other Statute of the State limits the authority of the City to punish the violation of any particular provision of these ordinances or rules, regulations or orders promulgated pursuant thereto to a fine of less amount than that provided in this Section or imprisonment for a shorter term than that provided in this Section, the violation of such particular provision of these ordinances or rules, regulations or orders shall be punished by the imposition of not more than the maximum fine or imprisonment so authorized, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
C. 
Whenever any provision of the Revised Statutes of Missouri or other Statute of the State establishes a penalty differing from that provided by this Section, for an offense similar to any offense established by these ordinances, rules, regulations or other orders of the City, the violation of such City law, ordinance, rule, regulation or order shall be punished by the fine or imprisonment established for such similar offense by such State law.
D. 
Each day any violation of these ordinances, rules, regulations or order promulgated pursuant thereto, shall continue shall constitute a separate offense, unless otherwise provided.