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A. In accordance with Chapter 2.06 MMC, a limited commission code enforcement officer may issue a citation for a civil infraction and, in accordance with the Infraction Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction, file and prosecute the citation in the Monroe municipal court.

B. As an alternate to any other enforcement provision or penalty stated in the city code, a violation of the following provisions of the Monroe Municipal Code shall be a civil infraction: MMC Titles 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 22.

C. Unless stated otherwise in this code or provided by law, the penalty for a civil infraction shall be as follows:

1. First offense: one hundred twenty-five dollars per violation; and

2. Second and any additional offense: two hundred fifty dollars per violation.

D. A responsible party to whom five violations of the same code provision that would otherwise be a civil infraction shall be charged with a misdemeanor and shall be referred to the city prosecutor for prosecution.

E. The Infraction Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction shall apply to the prosecution of a civil infraction established by this chapter. (Ord. 017/2020 § 1 (Exh. A))