[Adopted 10-30-1973 as § 6-7 of the 1973 Code]
[Amended 9-10-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-16]
For violation of any provision of this Code, or any other ordinance of the Township where no specific penalty is provided regarding the section or sections 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)
Except as otherwise provided, each and every day in which a violation of any provision of this Code or any other ordinance of the Township exists shall constitute a separate violation.
The maximum penalty stated in this article is not intended to state an appropriate penalty for each and every violation. Any lesser penalty, including a nominal penalty or no penalty at all, may be appropriate for a particular case or violation.
The Township Committee may prescribe that, for the violation of any particular Code provision or ordinance, at least a minimum penalty shall be imposed which shall consist of a fine which may be fixed at an amount not exceeding $100. (N.J.S.A. 40:49-5)