Township of West Windsor, NJ
Mercer County
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[Adopted 12-27-1979 by Ord. No. 79-39 as Sec. 3-1 of the Revised General Ordinances]
A. 
Maximum penalty. For violation of any provision of this chapter, any other chapter of this Code or any other ordinance of the Township where no specific penalty is provided regarding the section violated, the maximum penalty, upon conviction, shall be one or more of the following: a fine not exceeding $2,000 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, at the discretion of the Municipal Court Judge (N.J.S.A. 40:49-5).
[Amended 6-25-1984 by Ord. No. 84-23; 11-6-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-14; 5-19-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-08]
B. 
Separate violations. Except as otherwise provided, every day in which a violation of any provision of this chapter or any other ordinance of the township exists shall constitute a separate violation.
C. 
Application. The maximum penalty stated in this section is not intended to state an appropriate penalty for every violation. Any lesser penalty, including a nominal penalty or no penalty at all, may be appropriate for a particular case or violation.
D. 
Additional remedies. The imposition of a penalty as provided in Subsection A, or as specifically provided in any other chapter of this Code or in another ordinance of the township, shall be in addition to any injunctive or remedial relief which is authorized under the laws of the state, with the same force and effect as though provided for in this Code. Such penalty shall not be deemed to be in lieu of any provision for revocation or suspension of any license or permit.
[Added 4-19-1999 by Ord. No. 99-07]
E. 
Repeat offender. Any person who is convicted of violating an ordinance within one year of the date of a previous violation of the same ordinance and who was fined for the previous violation shall be sentenced by a court to an additional fine as a repeat offender. The additional fine imposed by the court upon a person for a repeated offense shall not be less than the minimum or exceed the maximum fine fixed for a violation of the ordinance, but shall be calculated separately from the fine imposed for the violation of the ordinance.
[Added 4-19-1999 by Ord. No. 99-07]
[Added 4-19-1999 by Ord. No. 99-07]
A. 
Maximum penalty. The penalty for violation of any health ordinance, as so designated in this Code, shall be a penalty of not more than $500 nor less than $5.
B. 
Separate violations. Except as otherwise provided, every day in which a violation of any provision of this chapter or any other ordinance of the township exists shall constitute a separate violation.
C. 
Application. The maximum penalty stated in this section is not intended to state an appropriate penalty for every violation. Any lesser penalty, including a nominal penalty or no penalty at all, may be appropriate for a particular case or violation.
D. 
Additional remedies. The imposition of a penalty as provided in Subsection A, or as specifically provided in any other chapter of this Code or in another ordinance of the township, shall be in addition to any injunctive or remedial relief which is authorized under the laws of the state, with the same force and effect as though provided for in this Code. Such penalty shall not be deemed to be in lieu of any provision for revocation or suspension of any license or permit.