Town of Pittsford, NY
Monroe County
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[Adopted 7-21-1992 as Secs. 1-108 and 1-109 of the 1992 Code]
Whenever in this Code or in any ordinance, local law, rule, resolution, order or regulation of the town any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful, is an offense against the ordinance, local law, rule, resolution, order or regulation or whenever in such Code or ordinance, local law, rule, resolution, order or regulation the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of this Code or any ordinance, local law, rule, resolution, order or regulation shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $350 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed six months, or both, for conviction of a first offense; for conviction of a second offense both of which were committed within a period of five years, punishable by a fine not less than $350 nor more than $700 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed six months, or both; and, upon conviction for a third or subsequent offense all of which were committed within a period of five years, punishable by a fine not less than $700 nor more than $1,000 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed six months, or both. However, for the purpose of conferring jurisdiction upon courts and judicial officers generally, violations of such ordinance, local law, rule, resolution, order or regulation shall be deemed misdemeanors and for such purpose only all provisions of law relating to misdemeanors shall apply to such violations. Each week's continued violation shall constitute a separate additional violation.
In all cases where the same offense may be made punishable, or shall be created by different clauses or sections of the laws of the town, the prosecuting officer may elect under which to proceed; but not more than one recovery shall be had against the same person for the same offense.