City of Crystal Lake, IL
McHenry County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Crystal Lake as amended in its entirety 11-1-2016 by Ord. No. 7309.[1] Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 158.
Cigarette sales — See Ch. 203.
Fines — See Ch. 248.
Minors — See Ch. 343.
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Editor's Note: This chapter formerly consisted of Art. I, Possession of Cannabis, adopted 2-20-2007 by Ord. No. 6161; and Art. II, Synthetic Alternative Drugs, adopted 6-5-2012 by Ord. No. 6796.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CANNABIS
As defined in 720 ILCS 550/3(a), as amended.
A person commits unlawful possession of cannabis if he/she, while in the City, has in his/her possession not more than 10 grams of any substance containing cannabis.
Any person convicted of a violation of any section of this article shall be fined as set forth in Chapter 248, Fines. Each violation shall be considered a separate offense; and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues. Subsequent offenses shall be fined as set forth in Chapter 248, Fines.
First offense civil law violations set forth in this article may be satisfied without a court appearance by admitting to the violation and payment of $300, inclusive of all penalties, fee and costs, provided that such payment is made prior to the date on which such violation is scheduled for hearing.
Any defenses available under 720 ILCS 550/11 and 410 ILCS 130/25 shall also be available as a defense to any violation charged under this article.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CANNABIS
As defined in 720 ILCS 550/3(a), as amended.
DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
As defined in 720 ILCS 600/2, as amended.
A person commits unlawful possession of cannabis drug paraphernalia if he/she, while in the City, has in his/her possession any cannabis pipe, hashish pipe or any other item of cannabis drug paraphernalia while also in possession of any amount of a substance containing cannabis.
Any person convicted of a violation of any section of this article shall be fined as set forth in Chapter 248, Fines. Each violation shall be considered a separate offense; and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues. Subsequent offenses shall be fined as set forth in Chapter 248, Fines.
First offense civil law violations set forth in this article may be satisfied without a court appearance by admitting to the violation and payment of $300, inclusive of all penalties, fee and costs, provided that such payment is made prior to the date on which such violation is scheduled for hearing.
Any defenses available under 720 ILCS 600/4 and 410 ILCS 130/25 shall also be available as a defense to any violation charged under this article.