Village of River Hills
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Chapter 13 Section 28

Section 13.28. PENALTY.  Any person who shall resist or obstruct any lawful exercise of authority by the Plumbing Inspector, or who shall refuse or neglect to comply with any lawful order of the Health Officer or Board of Health of the Village, or any person who shall intentionally, willfully, or maliciously damage or obstruct any sewer, house drain, catch basin, fixture, apparatus, pipes, or other parts of any plumbing system, or any sewer, water, gas, or any parts or apparatus connected therewith, laid or constructed in the streets, alleys, sidewalks or other public places of the Village, or any person, firm or corporation installing or allowing to be installed any plumbing or drainage facility, private sewerage disposal or septic tank system, or private water supply system in the Village contrary to the provisions of this chapter, or found guilty of the violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a forfeiture of not less than Ten ($10.00) Dollars nor more than Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars and the costs of the action; and in default of payment of such forfeiture and costs, shall be subject to imprisonment in the County Jail or the House of Correction of Milwaukee County until said forfeiture and costs, together with subsequent costs, are paid, not exceeding ninety (90) days.  Each day of violation shall be construed and considered to be a separate violation and shall be subject to a forfeiture as such.  In any action, the fact that a permit was issued shall not constitute a defense, nor shall any oversight or dereliction of duty on the part of the Plumbing Inspector constitute a defense.