[CC 1991 §1-17; Ord. No. 901 §3, 11-19-1991; Ord. No. 2004-1420 §1, 9-21-2004]
Whenever in the Code of Ordinances of the City of Frontenac or in any ordinance enacted by the Board of Aldermen hereafter any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense or whenever in such Code or ordinance the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of this Code or of any ordinance or amendment shall be punished by a fine of not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment not exceeding a term of ninety (90) days or by both such fine and imprisonment; provided however, that in any case where the penalty for an offense is fixed by any State law or Statute, the penalty so fixed by State law or Statute shall be the limit upon the fine, imprisonment or both to be imposed for such offense and no other, except that imprisonments, when made under this Section, may be made in the City Jail facilities instead of in the jail provided by and for the County of St. Louis, Missouri. Each day any violation of any provision of this Code or of any ordinance amending this Code shall continue, shall constitute a separate offense.
In case of the amendment by the Board of Aldermen of any Section of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Frontenac for which a penalty is not provided, the general penalty as provided in this Section 100.140 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Frontenac shall apply to the Section so amended. In case such amendment contains provisions for which a penalty other than the aforementioned general penalty is provided in another Section in the same Chapter, the penalty so provided in such other Section of that Chapter shall be held to relate to the Section so amended and shall be so applied.
In addition to the penalty hereinabove provided, any condition caused or permitted to exist in violation of any of the provisions of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Frontenac or any ordinance of amendment hereafter enacted may be abated by the City in the manner provided by law and the costs of such abatement, including all court costs, attorney fees and costs of prosecution, shall be charged to and collected from the person, firm or entity found to be in violation of this Code or of any such amendment hereafter enacted.
[CC 1991 §1-18]
All fines and costs collected for the violation of any provision of this Code shall be turned into the City Treasury to the credit of the General Fund.