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Legislation #: 160607 Introduction Date: 8/11/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Subsection 88-615-05-J, Penalties, and enacting in lieu thereof a new subsection of like number and subject matter that reduces the penalties for zoning violations.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/10/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/11/2016 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
8/17/2016 Hold On Agenda (9/7/2016)
9/7/2016 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
9/8/2016 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 160607

 

Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Subsection 88-615-05-J, Penalties, and enacting in lieu thereof a new subsection of like number and subject matter that reduces the penalties for zoning violations.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri is hereby amended by repealing Subsection 88-615-05-J, Penalties, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:

 

88-615-05-J. penalties

  1. Any violation of this zoning and development code is punishable by a fine combined with court costs as follows:

 

(a)    For the first violation within the twelve month period preceding the violation date, no more than $200.00;

 

(b)   For the second violation within the twelve month period preceding the violation date, no more than $275.00;

 

(c)    For the third violation within the twelve month period preceding the violation date, no more than $350.00;

 

(d)   For fourth and any subsequent violation within the twelve month period preceding the violation date, no more than $450.00.

 

  1. For any violation found to endanger the health or welfare of others, fines as set forth in subsection 1 of this section, and/or a jail sentence of not more than 10 days for each and every day such violation continues.

 

3.      Every day that a violation continues shall be considered a separate offense, for which the violator may be tried and convicted without necessity of further notice.

 

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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, the foregoing ordinance was duly advertised and public hearings were held.

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

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A. Katherine Spillers

Assistant City Attorney