[Adopted 9-28-1981 by L.L. No. 4-1981 (Ch. 1, Art. II of the 1981 Code)]
Except where specific maximum penalties are provided elsewhere in the Code of the City of Port Jervis, in a state law or in another ordinance or local law of the City for a particular offense, unlawful act or prohibited act, any person who shall commit an offense against any provision of the Code of the City of Port Jervis, or any provision of any other City ordinance or local law referring to these general penalty provisions, or against any regulation duly authorized and adopted pursuant to an ordinance or local law of the City of Port Jervis, by doing any act prohibited or declared to be unlawful thereby or declared to be an offense, unlawful act or prohibited act thereby, or who shall engage in or exercise any business or occupation or do anything for which a license or permit is required thereby without having a valid license or permit therefor as required, or who shall fail to do any act when such provision declares such failure to be an offense, unlawful act or prohibited act, shall, upon conviction thereof, be deemed guilty of a violation as defined by the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
The continuation of an offense for each successive day shall, unless provided otherwise, constitute a separate violation, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the offense may be punished as provided above for each such separate violation.
The imposition of a penalty as provided above, or as specifically provided in any chapter of the Code of the City of Port Jervis or other ordinance or local law of the City, shall be in addition to any injunctive or remedial relief or any civil penalty which is authorized under the laws of the State of New York or the ordinances and local laws of the City of Port Jervis, with the same force and effect as though provided for herein. Any penalty or relief shall not be deemed to be in lieu of any provision for revocation or suspension of any license or permit.