Village of
New York Mills
Oneida County, NY
 Laws 

PART II GENERAL LEGISLATION Chapter 162, SEWERS, ARTICLE X, Enforcement and Penalties

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162-28.  Penalties for offenses. 

 

A.  Penalties. A violation of the provisions of Articles III to IX inclusive or of  162-29 and  162-30 of Article XI of these rules and regulations is an offense and each such violation may be punished by a fine not exceeding $250, imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment. In lieu of or in addition to such fine, each such violation shall be subject to a civil penalty not exceeding $100 for any one case, to be recovered in an action or proceeding brought by the Village Attorney in the name of the Village in a court of competent jurisdiction. Each day of a continuing violation shall be subject to a separate such fine or civil penalty. 

B.  Injunction. The Village Attorney may maintain an action or proceeding in the name of the Village in a court of competent jurisdiction to compel compliance with or restrain by injunction any violation of these rules and regulations, notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection A hereof for a penalty or other punishment. 

C.  Additional costs. Where any violation of these rules and regulations causes additional expense to the Village, such violation, in the discretion of the Board of Trustees, in addition may also be punished by a civil suit against the violator, brought by the Village Attorney in the name of the Village in a court of competent jurisdiction, to recover such additional cost.