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WHEREAS, Vernon County has implemented an Emergency 911 system, and,

WHEREAS, an emergency number and road name constitute an address as part of the 911 emergency system and the United State Postal Service, and,

WHEREAS, an Emergency 911 system is dependent on an accurate address system to deliver emergency services, including Sheriff, Fire, and Emergency Medical,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Township of Kickapoo does hereby ordain as follows:

l. Every building devoted to full or part time human occupancy shall have an emergency 911 number and street name.

2. Devoted to human occupancy is defined as and shall include any permanent or temporary structure including, but not, limited to mobile homes, cabins, campers in fixed locations or other type of structure used for human occupancy.

3. The owner or developer of such buildings shall apply to the clerk of the township for an emergency 911 number and roadway name constituting said address for each separate structure and shall have the assigned number and road signs installed prior to building occupancy or wired telephone installation.

4. The township reserves the right to accept, reject, or rename any roadway name suggested or provided by the developer or property owner.

5. Failure to comply with this ordinance shall subject the owner or developer to the general penalties provided by the Vernon County Code of Ordinances.

Sec. 1-11. General penalty.

(a) Unless another penalty is provided in this Code or by statute, any person violating any provision of this Code, or any rule or regulation issued in pursuance thereof, or any provision of any code adopted in this Code by reference shall, upon conviction, be subject to a forfeiture of not less than $1O.OO and not more than $5OO.OO and costs of prosecution.

(b) Unless another penalty is provided in this Code or by statute, any juvenile violating the provisions of this Code shall be subject to forfeiture not to exceed the maximum forfeiture that may be imposed on an adult for committing that violation, or if the violation is only applicable to a person under 18 years of age, $5O.OO.

(c) In default of such forfeiture and costs as set forth in subsections (a) and (b) of this section, such person may be committed to the county jail until such forfeiture and costs are paid. Evey commitment shall limit the duration of such imprisonment to a definite term not exceeding 9O days.

(d) Whenever any person fails to pay any forfeiture and costs of prosecution upon the order of any court for violation of any ordinance of the county, the court may, in lieu of ordering imprisonment of the defendant, or after the defendant has been released from custody, issue an execution against the property of the defendant for such forfeiture and costs.

(Ord. No. 2OOO-O2, 6.O5. 8-8-2OO0)
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