Township of Franklin, NJ
Somerset County
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[Adopted 8-14-1969 by Ord. No. 441 (§ 1-2 of the 1990 Code)]

§ 1-3 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Except as hereinafter provided, whenever in this Code or in any other ordinance of the Township or in any rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant to such Code or other ordinance of the Township any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor, or whenever in such Code or in such other Township ordinance, rule, regulation or order 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, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of this Code or of any other ordinance of the Township or of any rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant to such Code or other Township ordinance shall be punished by one or more of the following: a minimum fine of $100 with said fine not exceeding $2,000; imprisonment for a period of not to exceed 90 days; a period of community service of not to exceed 90 days, except that any violation of Subsection L of § 260-6, Prohibited activities, and § 260-26, Trail use rules, that regulates vehicle operation shall be punished by a minimum fine of $500 with said fine not exceeding $2,000. In addition, any person under the age of 18 years who violates these sections shall be deemed to be a juvenile delinquent and shall be proceeded against as such.
[Amended 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 3591; 6-13-2006 by Ord. No. 3615; 10-24-2006 by Ord. No. 3645; 2-24-2009 by Ord. No. 3803A]
B. 
Whenever any provision of the New Jersey Revised Statutes limits the authority of the Township to punish the violation of any particular provision of this Code or other Township ordinance or rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant thereto to a fine of less amount than that provided in this section or imprisonment for a shorter term or for a shorter term of community service than that provided in this section, then the violation of such particular provision of this Code or other Township ordinance, rule, regulation or order shall be punished by the imposition of not more than the maximum fine or imprisonment or community service so authorized.
[Amended 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 3591]
C. 
Each day any violation of this Code or any other Township ordinance or rule, regulation or order promulgated pursuant thereto shall continue shall constitute a separate offense, unless otherwise provided.
D. 
Whenever any such fine is imposed upon any corporation, such fine and costs and charges incident thereto may be collected in an action of debt or in such other manner as may be provided by law.