Sec. 27-111. Violations and penalties.
(a) In addition to the unlawful acts hereinabove specified, it shall be unlawful for any alarm user to activate an alarm system for use within the city without first obtaining a permit as required by this article. It shall be unlawful for any alarm user to fail to disconnect an alarm system after the revocation of an alarm user's permit in accordance with the terms and provisions of this article.
(b) Enforcement: The city alarm administrator, alarm coordinator, city fire marshal and city police officers are authorized to initiate enforcement of this article.
(c) Penalty: Any person convicted of a violation of any provision of this article shall be guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment not to exceed six (6) months, or by both fine and imprisonment, and each day any violation shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
(d) The conviction or punishment of any person for violation of the provisions of this article or failing to secure a permit as required by this article shall not relieve the person from paying the permit fee due and unpaid at the time of the conviction, nor shall payment of any permit fee prevent criminal prosecution for violation of any of the provisions of this article. All remedies shall be cumulative and the use of one or more remedies by the city shall not bar the use of any other remedy to the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this article. The amount of any permit fee or service assessment shall be deemed a debt to the city. An action may be commenced in the name of the city in any court of competent jurisdiction for the amount of any delinquent permit fee or service assessment. (Ord. No. O-91-276, 11-12-91, eff. 1-1-92; Ord. No. O-11-068, 5-24-11)
Last updated date: 5/31/2011 10:25:17 AM