TITLE 12

 

STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES

 

Chapters:

 

12.04   Streets and Sidewalks Generally

12.08  Road and Bridge Projects

12.12  Excavations

12.16  Driveway and Parking Area Construction

12.20  Outdoor Lighting

12.24  Parades

12.28  Tree Preservation

12.29  Public Ways and Places

 

 

Chapter 12.04

 

STREETS AND SIDEWALKS GENERALLY

 

Sections:

 

12.04.010       Sidewalk construction.

12.04.020       Unloading on street or sidewalk.

12.04.030       Street and sidewalk obstruction.

12.04.040       Materials on street or sidewalk.

12.04.050       Removal of ice and snow.

12.04.060       Opening or dedication of public ways.

 

 

12.04.010       Sidewalk construction.

    It shall be the duty of the authorized city official to supervise construction or repair of sidewalks within the city. He/she shall cause specifications to be prepared for the construction of the various kinds of pavements and transmit the specifications to the city council for approval. When the specifications are approved, the city council shall advertise for proposals to do all the work which may be ordered by the city in construction and repair of sidewalks, and shall contract therefor for a period not exceeding one year, with the lowest responsible bidder, who shall furnish good and sufficient sureties for the faithful performance of the work. The city council may make separate contracts for the different kinds of work with different parties. (CC § 91.06)

 

12.04.020       Unloading on street or sidewalk.

    No person shall unload any heavy material in the streets of the city by throwing or letting the material fall upon the pavement of any street, alley, sidewalk, or other public way, without first placing some sufficient protection over the pavement. (CC § 91.30)

 

12.04.030       Street and sidewalk obstruction.

    No person shall obstruct any street, alley, sidewalk, or other public way within the city by erecting thereon any fence or building, or permitting any fence or building to remain thereon. Each day that any fence or building is permitted to remain upon the public way shall constitute a separate offense. (CC § 91.31)

 

12.04.040       Materials on street or sidewalk.

    No person shall encumber any street or sidewalk. No owner, occupant, or person having the care of any building or lot of land, bordering on any street or sidewalk, shall permit it to be encumbered with barrels, boxes, cans, articles, or substances of any kind, so as to interfere with the free and unobstructed use thereof. (CC § 91.32)


12.04.050       Removal of ice and snow.

    It shall be the duty of the owner or of the occupant of each and every parcel of real estate in the city abutting upon any sidewalk to keep the sidewalk abutting his/her premises free and clear of snow and ice to the extent feasible under the prevailing weather conditions, and to remove therefrom all snow and ice, to the extent feasible under the prevailing weather conditions, accumulated thereon within a reasonable time which will ordinarily not exceed twelve (12) hours after the abatement of any storm during which the snow and ice may have accumulated. (CC § 91.33)

 

12.04.060       Opening or dedication of public ways.

    No public way shall be opened, dedicated or created in any way or to any extent within the city limits of the city, without first obtaining the specific approval for same by an ordinance enacted by the city council. (CCO 1957-1 § 1)

 

 

Chapter 12.08

 

ROAD AND BRIDGE PROJECTS

 

Sections:

12.08.010       Public hearing required.

12.08.020       Notice requirements.

12.08.030       Public may testify--Effect of testimony.

12.08.040       Hearing to be held prior to construction.

12.08.050       Separate hearing for each project not required.

12.08.060       Exemptions from hearing requirement.

 

 

12.08.010       Public hearing required.

    Before the city expends state derived tax revenues on a municipal highway, road, street, or bridge it shall hold a hearing in accordance with the provisions of this chapter to take the sense of the public with regard to the project and to priorities for use of tax moneys for road and bridge purposes. (CC § 91.15)

 

12.08.020       Notice requirements.

    Prior to the contemplated date of expenditure of state-derived tax revenues on a road or bridge by the city, the city shall hold a public hearing for the purpose of taking the sense of the public with regard to road and bridge matters within the city. Notice of the hearing shall be given not less than seven days nor more than twenty-one (21) days before the scheduled date of the public hearing and before beginning work on any project covered by this chapter. (CC § 91.16)

 

12.08.030       Public may testify--Effect of testimony.

    A.    At the hearing any person may speak with regard to any proposed project, any project which he/she feels should be built or done which has not been proposed, priorities for completion of projects, and any other matter related to road or bridge projects.

    B.    The city shall not be bound by the testimony heard at the hearing but shall give due consideration to it. (CC § 91.17)

 

12.08.040       Hearing to be held prior to construction.

    The city shall not begin construction on a road or bridge project wherein state- derived tax revenues are involved until the hearing as provided herein has been held. (CC § 91.18)

 

12.08.050       Separate hearing for each project not required.

    This chapter shall not be construed to require a separate hearing for each project. A single hearing encompassing the entire road and bridge


program, provided all projects subsequently undertaken have been identified at the hearing, shall meet the requirements of this chapter. (CC § 91.19)

 

12.08.060       Exemptions from hearing requirement.

    A.    The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to emergency repair or replacement of roads or bridges necessitated by natural or man-caused disasters nor to street cleaning or snow removal operations.

    B.    The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to projects which are under construction as of the effective date of this chapter unless construction is suspended after the effective date of this chapter and the city desires to reactivate the project. (CC § 91.20)

 

 

Chapter 12.12

 

EXCAVATIONS

 

Sections:

 

12.12.010       Opening permit required.

12.12.020       Application and cash deposit.

12.12.030       Restoration of pavement.

12.12.040       Barriers around excavations.

12.12.050       Warning lights.

 

 

12.12.010       Opening permit required.

    It is unlawful for any person, other than an authorized city official, to make any opening in any street, alley, sidewalk, or public way of the city unless a permit to make the opening has been obtained prior to commencement of the work. (CC § 91.01)

 

12.12.020       Application and cash deposit.

    Each permit for making an opening shall be confined to a single project and shall be issued by the city council or other authorized city official. Application shall be made on a form prescribed by the city council, giving the exact location of the proposed opening, the kind of paving, the area and depth to be excavated, and such other facts as may be provided for. The permit shall be issued only after a cash deposit sufficient to cover the cost of restoration has been posted with the city council or other authorized city official, conditioned upon prompt and satisfactory refilling of excavations and restoration of all surfaces disturbed. (CC § 91.02)

 

12.12.030       Restoration of pavement.

    A.    The opening and restoration of a pavement or other surface shall be performed under the direction and to the satisfaction of the city council or other authorized city official, and in accordance with rules, regulations, and specifications approved by the city council.

    B.    Upon failure or refusal of the permittee satisfactorily to fill the excavation, restore the surface, and remove all excess materials within the time specified in the permit or where not specified therein, within a reasonable time after commencement of the work, the city may proceed without notice to make such fill and restoration and the deposit referred to in Section 12.12.020 shall be forfeited. Thereupon the deposit shall be paid into the appropriate city fund, except such part demanded and paid to the permittee as the difference between the deposit and the charges of the city for restoration services performed by it. If the amount of such services performed by the city should exceed the amount of the deposit, the city clerk or other proper administrative officer shall proceed to collect the remainder due from the permittee. (CC § 91.03)


12.12.040       Barriers around excavations.

    Any person engaged in or employing others in excavating or opening any street, sidewalk, alley, or other public way shall have the excavation or opening fully barricaded at all times to prevent injury to persons or animals. (CC § 91.04)

 

12.12.050       Warning lights.

    Any person engaged in or employing others in excavating or otherwise in any manner obstructing a portion or all of any street, sidewalk, alley, or other public way, at all times during the night season shall install and maintain at least two illuminated red lamps which shall be securely and conspicuously posted on, at, or near each end of the obstruction or excavation, and if the space involved exceeds fifty (50) feet in extent, at least one additional lamp for each added fifty (50) feet or portion thereof excavated or obstructed. (CC § 91.05)

 

 

Chapter 12.16

 

DRIVEWAY AND PARKING AREA CONSTRUCTION

 

Sections:

12.16.010       Definitions.

12.16.020       Permit required--Application--Fee.

 

 

12.16.010       Definitions.

    For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

 

    “Driveway” means the paved area traversing any lot in a direct line from the street to the garage. Driveway paving may consist of brick, asphalt or concrete, but not gravel.

 

    “Front yard” means the area located between the building line and the street upon which the residence faces. The building line is considered to be forty (40) feet from the street right-of-way in areas incorporated before 1975 and thirty (30) feet from the right-of-way in areas incorporated after. (CC § 151.055)

 

12.16.020       Permit required--Application--Fee.

    1.  No person shall construct or expand, nor permit to be constructed, expanded or maintained any paved or gravel parking areas, driveway extensions, aprons, parking pads, “pull-offs,” additional driveways and curved or circular drives on any residential lot within the city without first making application and obtaining a permit therefor from the Public Works Director (Code Enforcement Officer per Ord 2.25.090);

 

    2.    No permit shall be issued until the applicant shall have paid to the city a non-refundable permit fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).

 

    3.    No permit referred to in section 1 above shall be issued until a plan of such parking areas, driveway extensions, aprons, parking pads, “pull-offs,” additional driveways and curved or circular drives showing the size, location and type of construction is delivered to and approved by the building inspector. (CC § 151.057)

 

    4.    Uniform widening of an existing driveway to a maximum width of eighteen (18) feet along its entire length may be permitted. (Ord. 09-02)


Chapter 12.20

 

OUTDOOR LIGHTING

 

Sections:

12.20.010       Definitions.

12.20.020       Construction of lighting to minimize light cast on neighbors.

12.20.030       Permit required--Application--Fee.

12.20.040       Lighting mounted to house or other structure.

12.20.050       Lighting in front and side yards.

12.20.060       Backyard and swimming pool lighting.

12.20.070       Approval of permit.

12.20.080       Noncompliance--Removal of lighting.

 

 

12.20.010       Definitions.

    For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

 

    “Back yard” means the portion of a lot located behind the house and behind lines parallel to the street on which the house faces and extending from each rear corner of the house perpendicular to the side property lines. For corner lots, the back yard extends to only the one side property line and does not include area between the side building line and the side street.

 

    “Watt limits” means amount of light in lumens or candlepower emitted from an incandescent light of the stated wattage, regardless of the actual type of light source. (CC § 151.085)

 

12.20.020       Construction of lighting to minimize light cast on neighbors.

 

    All private external lighting shall be constructed, arranged and directed so as to minimize the light cast on neighboring properties and to avoid causing a nuisance to neighboring residences. (CC § 151.086)

 

12.20.030       Permit required--Application--Fee.

    A.    It is unlawful for any person to install or permit any private external lighting to be installed or maintained on any lot within the city without first making application and obtaining a permit therefor from the building inspector. The application shall include such information as may be required by the building inspector and/or the city council, but shall specifically include a plan showing the location, type and height of the lighting and what provisions, if any, have been made for shielding the lighting,

    B.    No permit shall be issued until the applicant shall have paid to the city a permit fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00), twenty dollars ($20.00) of which shall be refunded to the applicant upon completion of the proposed work in compliance with this chapter and all other applicable laws, ordinances and regulations. (CC § 151.087)


12.20.040       Lighting mounted to house or other structure.

    Light sources mounted to a house or other structure shall be located below the roof level and limited to one hundred fifty (150) watts per socket and a total of six hundred (600) watts per building exposure (north, south, east and west.) (CC § 151.088)

 

12.20.050       Lighting in front and side yards.

    External lighting in front and side yards shall be limited as follows:

    A.    The height of any yard-mounted lights shall be limited to no more than five and one-half feet from grade to lamp socket.

    B.    There shall be no more than one hundred fifty (150) watts of lighting per fixture and no more than one thousand two hundred (1,200) total watts energized at any one time from all lighting sources in the front and side yards combined. (CC § 151.089)

 

12.20.060       Backyard and swimming pool lighting.

    External lighting in the backyard, which shall include swimming pool lighting other than that below water, shall be limited as follows:

    A.    The height of post or pole-mounted lights shall be no greater than twelve (12) feet from grade to the base of the socket.

    B.    There shall be no more than three hundred (300) watts of lighting per post or pole and no more than one thousand two hundred (1,200) watts of lighting energized at any one time in the backyard. (CC § 151.090)

 

12.20.070       Approval of permit.

    A permit for the installation of external lighting may be granted by the building inspector upon him/her being satisfied that the proposed lighting is within the limits set forth in this chapter and will not adversely affect the safety, health, convenience, comfort and general welfare of the city and the premises adjoining the lot on which such lighting is to be located. (CC § 151.091)

 

12.20.080       Noncompliance--Removal of lighting.

    Any external lighting which is erected without a permit or which does not conform to the restrictions of this chapter must be removed if such action is ordered by the city council. (CC § 151.092)

 

 

Chapter 12.24

 

PARADES

 

Sections:

 

12.24.010       Definitions.

12.24.020       Permit required--Exemptions.

12.24.030       Permit--Application.

12.24.040       Permit--Standards for issuance.

12.24.050       Permit--Notice of rejection.

12.24.060       Permit denial--Appeal procedure.

12.24.070       Alternative permit.

12.24.080       Permit issuance--Notice to city and other officials.

12.24.090       Permit--Contents.

12.24.100       Permittee--Duties.

12.24.110       Public conduct during parades.

12.24.120              Permit--Revocation.

 

 

12.24.010       Definitions.

    For the purpose of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.


    “Cruising” means the repeated operation of two or more vehicles in a continuous or nearly continuous flow through a parking lot.

 

    “Parade” means any parade, march, ceremony, show, exhibition, pageant, or procession of any kind, or any similar display in or on any street, sidewalk, park, or other public place in the city, or “cruising” as defined in this section.

 

    “Parade permit” means a permit required by this chapter.

 

    “Parking lot” means any paved or unpaved area used by a place of business or shopping center for the parking of vehicles of their customers, but shall not include those operated for hire as defined in KRS 189.700. (CC § 71.50)

 

12.24.020       Permit required--Exemptions.

    A.    No person or persons shall engage in, participate in, aid, form, or start any parade unless a parade permit has been obtained from the city council or any authorized city official.

    B.    This chapter shall not apply to:

      1.    Funeral processions;

      2.    Students going to and from school classes or participating in educational activities, providing the conduct is under the immediate direction and supervision of the proper school authorities;

      3.    A governmental agency acting within the scope of its functions. (CC § 71.51)

 

12.24.030       Permit--Application.

    A person seeking issuance of a parade permit shall file an application with the city council or any authorized city official on forms provided by the city.

    A.    Filing period. The application for a parade permit shall be filed not less than five days or not more than sixty (60) days before the date on which it is proposed to conduct the parade.

    B.    The application for a parade permit shall set forth the following information:

      1.    The name, address, and telephone number of the person seeking to conduct the parade;

      2.    If the parade is proposed to be conducted for, on behalf of, or by an organization, the name, address, and telephone number of the headquarters of the organization and of the authorized and responsible heads of the organization;

      3.    The name, address, and telephone number of the person who will be the parade chairman and who will be responsible for its conduct;

      4.    The date when the parade is to be conducted;

      5.    The route to be traveled, the starting point, and the termination point;

      6.    The approximate number of persons, animals, and vehicles which will constitute the parade, the type of animals, if any, and the description of the vehicles;

      7.    The hours when the parade will start and terminate;

      8.    A statement as to whether the parade will occupy all or only a portion of the width of the streets, sidewalk, park, or other public place proposed to be traversed;

      9.    The location by street of any assembly area for the parade;

     10.  The time at which units of the parade will begin to assemble at any such assembly area or areas;

     11.  The interval of space to be maintained between units of the parade;

     12.  If the parade is designed to be held by, and on behalf of or for, any person other than the applicant, the applicant for the permit shall file a communication in writing from the person authorizing the applicant to apply for the permit on his behalf;


     13.  Any additional information reasonably necessary to a fair determination as to whether a permit should issue.

    C.    There shall be paid at the time of filing an application for a parade permit a fee in an amount as established by the city council. (CC § 71.52)

 

12.24.040       Permit--Standards for issuance.

    The city council or any authorized city official shall issue a permit when, from a consideration of the application and from other information obtained, the official finds that:

    A.    The conduct of the parade will not substantially interrupt the safe and orderly movement of other traffic contiguous to its route;

    B.    The conduct of the parade will not require the diversion of so great a number of police officers of the city to properly police the line of movement and the areas contiguous thereto as to prevent normal police protection to the city;

    C.    The conduct of the parade will not require the diversion of so great a number of ambulances as to prevent normal ambulance service to portions of the city other than that to be occupied by the proposed line of march and areas contiguous thereto;

    D.    The concentration of persons, animals, and vehicles at assembly points of the parade will not unduly interfere with proper fire and police protection of, or ambulance service to, areas contiguous to the assembly areas;

    E.    The conduct of the parade will not interfere with the movement of firefighting equipment en route to a fire;

    F.    The parade is scheduled to move from its point of origin to its point of termination expeditiously and without unreasonable delays en route;

    G.    The parade is not to be held for the sole purpose of advertising any product, goods, or event, and is not designated to be held purely for private profit;

    H.    The parade, if it takes the form of cruising, has the approval in writing of the owner or an authorized agent of the owner for the use of the parking lot which is the site of the parade. (CC § 71.53)

 

12.24.050       Permit--Notice of rejection.

    The city council or any authorized city official shall act on the application for a parade permit within three days, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays excepted, after filing thereof. If the city council or authorized city official disapproves the application, it shall mail to the applicant within the three days, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays excepted, after the date on which the application was filed, a notice of its action stating the reasons for denial of the permit. (CC § 71.54)

 

12.24.060       Permit denial--Appeal procedure.

    Any person aggrieved shall have the right to appeal the denial of a parade permit to the city council. The appeal shall be taken within thirty (30) days after notice of denial. The city council shall act on the appeal within thirty (30) days after its receipt. (CC § 71.55)

 

12.24.070       Alternative permit.

    The city council or any authorized city official, in denying an application for a parade permit, shall be empowered to authorize the conduct of the parade on a date, at a time, or over a route different than that named by the applicant. An applicant desiring to accept an alternate permit shall file a written notice of his/her acceptance. An alternate parade permit shall conform to the requirements of, and shall have the effect of, a parade permit under this chapter. (CC § 71.56)


12.24.080       Permit issuance--Notice to city and other officials.

    Immediately on the issuance of a parade permit, a copy thereof shall be sent to the following persons:

    A.    The city council;

    B.    The city attorney;

    C.    The police chief and the fire chief;

    D.    The general manager or responsible head of each public utility, the regular routes of whose vehicles will be affected by the route of the proposed parade. (CC § Amended during 2002 codification; CC § 71.57)

 

12.24.090       Permit--Contents.

 

    Each parade permit shall state the following information:

    A.    Starting time;

    B.    Minimum speed;

    C.    Maximum speed;

    D.    Maximum interval of space to be maintained between the units of the parade;

    E.    The portions of the street, sidewalk, park, or other public place to be traversed that may be occupied by the parade;

    F.    The maximum length of the parade in miles or fractions thereof;

    G.    Such other information as is reasonably necessary to the enforcement of this chapter. (CC § 71.58)

 

12.24.100       Permittee--Duties.

    A permittee under this chapter shall comply with all permit directions and conditions and with all applicable laws and ordinances. The parade chairperson or other person heading or leading the activity shall carry the parade permit on his/her person during the conduct of the parade. (CC § 71.59)

 

12.24.110       Public conduct during parades.

    A.    Interference. No person shall unreasonably hamper, obstruct, impede, or interfere with any parade or parade assembly or with any person, vehicle, or animal participating or used in a parade.

    B.    Driving Through Parades. No driver of a vehicle except a police car or other emergency vehicle shall drive between the vehicles or persons comprising a parade when such vehicles or persons are in motion and are conspicuously designated as a parade. (CC § 71.60)

 

12.24.120       Permit--Revocation.

    The city shall have the authority to revoke a parade permit issued under this chapter on application of the standards for issuance as herein set forth. (CC § 71.61)

 

 

Chapter 12.28

 

TREE PRESERVATION

 

Sections:

12.28.010       Destruction or removal of trees unlawful.

12.28.020       Illegal removal--Legal proceedings--Liability.

12.28.030       Violation--Penalty.

 

 

12.28.010       Destruction or removal of trees unlawful.

    It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, in person or by its authorized agent, to cause, allow or permit the cutting, or in any manner the destruction or removal of any trees of more than eight (8) inches (measured three feet from the ground) in diameter within the city without making a formal application to and obtaining a permit from the city. When a permit is issued for tree removal, the City may require the planting of a suitable replacement tree or trees. (CCO 1-1993 § 1)

 

12.28.020       Illegal removal--Legal proceedings--Liability.

    In the event that the city learns of an impending illegal removal as described in Section 12.28.010, the city attorney is authorized to seek injunctive relief. The person, firm or corporation against whom the city attorney obtains an injunction shall be liable to the city for any attorneys’ fees, expenses, losses or damages occasioned by any necessary legal proceedings. (CCO 1-1993 § 2)

 

12.28.030       Violation--Penalty.

    In addition to any penalty contained in Section 12.28.020, any person, firm or corporation violating Section 12.28.010 shall be fined five hundred dollars ($500.00) per tree. (CCO 1-1993 § 3)

 

 

Chapter 12.29

 

PUBLIC WAYS AND PLACES

 

Sections:

12.29.010       Removal of Dead Trees. 

12.29.020       Removal of Trees, Shrubbery, or Branches for Vision Clearance.

12.29.030       Removal of or Damage to Shade Trees.

12.29.040       Weeds in Sidewalks or Gutters.

12.29.050       Failure of Owner to Comply with Notice.

12.29.090       Penalty. 

 

 

12.29.010       Removal of Dead Trees. 

           Whenever the City Commission by resolution shall condemn any dead or decaying trees on the sidewalks or thorough­fares of the City, and notice is served by the City Clerk on the owner of a lot or property abutting on the street or sidewalk where said condemned trees shall be located, the owner shall, within thirty (30) days after notice, at his expense, remove the said condemned trees from the street or rightofway in such manner as will least impede public travel, and he shall put the surface of the street or rightof­way in an even and uniform shape after removal, provided, however, there shall be no duty on the part of an abutting owner to maintain any area consti­tuting the unmade extension of any street.  

 

12.29.020      Removal of Trees, Shrubbery, or Branches for Vision Clearance.

           (1)       Whenever there exists trees or overhanging branches of same, hedges, shrubs or weeds on the sidewalk or public ways of the City or on private property adjacent thereto, which in the opinion of the City Commission obstruct the vision of any operator of vehicles over said public ways, or obstruct any traffic sign, so as to create a hazard to the safe operation of such vehicles, the City Commission may order the removal of such obstructions by giving the owner of such property written notice of removal of such obstructions within ten (10) days from the receipt thereof, and if said notice is not complied with within the said time, then the City Com­mission may have such obstruct­ions removed at the expense of such property owner.   (Effective 2/1/85)

           (2)       The notice herein provided shall state the nature of such obstructions and what part thereof shall be removed, and such notice may be delivered or mailed to the owner of such property or his agent.   (Effective 2/1/85)


12.29.030       Removal of or Damage to Shade Trees.

           It shall be unlawful for any person to trim, cut, damage or remove any shade or ornamental tree on any of the public ways of the City without first having secured a permit to do so from the City Commission.  However, no permit shall be required to trim trees, hedges or shrubs in order to remove a traffic hazard.

 

12.29.040      Weeds in Sidewalks or Gutters.

           (1)       It shall hereafter be unlawful for the owner or his agent of property abutting any public ways to permit noxious weeds or vegetable matter to grow or remain in the area between his property line and the paved portion of the street and it shall be the duty of such abutting owner to maintain the grass in the unpaved portion of the public way adjacent to his property and to keep drainage facilities adjacent to his property free from obstruct­ion.  

           (2)       The owner of property may take reasonable steps to protect the area adjacent to his property from damage or harm, including the maintenance of curb stones or similar devices no closer than oneinch to the paved portion of the roadway in areas subject to continued abuse. 

           (3)       The City Commission shall give notice of vio­lations of this section to the owner or his agent requiring the nuisance to be abated within five (5) days.  

 

12.29.050       Failure of Owner to Comply with Notice.

           Upon the failure of the owner of the property to comply with any notice specified herein, the City Commission may contract to have the offending situation remedied, and the City shall have a lien against the property for reason­able value of labor and materials used in remedying the situa­tion, which claim shall be in the form of an affidavit signed by a member of the City Commission and shall be recorded in the  Jefferson County Clerk's Office and which lien shall bear interest at the rate of eighteen percent (18%) per annum thereafter until paid.  The owner of the property shall be personally liable for the amount of the lien, interest and penalties.   [KRS 381.770 (5)-(7)]

 

12.29.090       Penalty. 

           Any person violating any of the provisions of Code Chapter 12.29 thru 12.29.5 shall be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $500.00 for each offense.  Each day's continued violations shall constitute a separate offense.