[Order No. 07-12-2006A §1, 7-12-2006]
The Jefferson County Americans with Disabilities Act/Section 504 Self-Evaluation Plan that is identified as Attachment A, which is on file in the County offices, and is incorporated by this reference as if fully set out herein, be adopted as the Self-Evaluation Plan for Jefferson County as required under the ADA.
It is hereby declared to be the intention of the County Council that the Chapters, Sections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this Code are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph, Section or Chapter of this Code shall be declared unconstitutional or otherwise invalid by the valid judgment or decree of any court of competent jurisdiction, such unconstitutionality or invalidity shall not affect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs, Sections and Chapters of this Code since the same would have been enacted by the County Council without the incorporation in this Code of any such unconstitutional or invalid phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or Section.
Whenever in this Code or any other ordinance of the County, or in any rule, regulation, notice or order promulgated by any officer or agency of the County under authority duly vested in him/her or it, any act is prohibited or is declared to be unlawful or an offense, misdemeanor or ordinance violation or the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor or ordinance violation, and no specific penalty is provided for the violation thereof, upon conviction of a violation of any such provision of this Code or of any such ordinance, rule, regulation, notice or order, the violator shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment in the County Jail not exceeding one (1) year, or by both such fine and imprisonment; provided, that in any case wherein the penalty for an offense is fixed by a Statute of the State, the statutory penalty, and no other, shall be imposed for such offense, except that imprisonments may be in the County prison or workhouse instead of the County Jail. Unless otherwise specified in this Code, violations shall be prosecuted in the Jefferson County Municipal Court by the Municipal Prosecutor.
Every day any violation of this Code or any other ordinance or any such rule, regulation, notice or order shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
Whenever any act is prohibited by this Code, by an amendment thereof, or by any rule or regulation adopted thereunder, such prohibition shall extend to and include the causing, securing, aiding or abetting of another person to do said act. Whenever any act is prohibited by this Code, an attempt to do the act is likewise prohibited.