[Adopted 2-14-1990 by Ord. No. 893 as Sec. 1-5 of the 1988 Code]
[Amended 4-21-2015 by Ord. No. 1623]
For violation of any provision of this Code, or any other ordinance of the Borough of Franklin Lakes, unless a specific penalty is otherwise provided in connection with the provision violated, the maximum penalty, upon conviction of the violation, shall be imprisonment in the county jail, or in any place provided by the Borough for the detention of prisoners, for any term not exceeding 90 days or by a fine not exceeding $2,000 or by a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.
Except as otherwise provided, each and every day in which a violation of any provision of this Code or any other ordinance of the Borough exists shall constitute a separate violation.
The maximum penalty stated in the general penalty clause of this article is not intended to state an appropriate penalty for each and every violation. Any lesser penalty, including a nominal penalty or no penalty at all, may be appropriate for a particular case or a particular violation.
The Mayor and Council may prescribe that, for the violation of any particular Code provision or ordinance, at least a minimum penalty shall be imposed which shall consist of a fine which may be fixed at an amount not exceeding $100.