C.R.S. Section 31-16-101
Ordinance powers

  • penalty


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Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection (1), the governing body of each municipality has power to provide for enforcement of ordinances adopted by it by a fine of not more than two thousand six hundred fifty dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.


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The limitation on municipal court fines set forth in paragraph (a) of this subsection (1) shall be adjusted for inflation on January 1, 2014, and on January 1 of each year thereafter.


As used in this paragraph (b), “inflation” means the annual percentage change in the United States department of labor, bureau of labor statistics, consumer price index for Denver-Boulder, all items, all urban consumers, or its successor index.


Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the governing body of each municipality which implements an industrial wastewater pretreatment program pursuant to the federal act, as defined in section 25-8-103 (8), C.R.S., may seek such relief and impose such penalties as are required by such federal act and its implementing regulations for such programs.

Source: Section 31-16-101 — Ordinance powers - penalty, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-31.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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