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A. A person cited for an offense for which a fine is established in subsection (C) of this section may mail or personally deliver to the clerk of court the amount of the fine indicated on the citation for the offense plus any surcharge required to be imposed by AS 29.25.074, together with a copy of the citation signed by the person indicating the person’s waiver of court appearance, entry of plea of no contest, and forfeiture of the fine. The citation with the fine shall be mailed or personally delivered on or before the thirtieth day after the date the citation was issued. The payment of a fine under this subsection shall be treated as a judgment of conviction. The fine paid is complete satisfaction for the offense.

B. If a person cited for an offense for which a fine amount is established in subsection (C) of this section appears in court to contest the citation and is found guilty, the maximum sentence which shall be imposed is the scheduled fine amount plus any surcharge required to be imposed by AS 29.25.074.

C. The following violations of this code are amenable to disposition without court appearance upon payment of a fine in the amount listed below.

CODE SECTION

DESCRIPTION OF OFFENSE

FINE

WMC 5.16.190(A)(1) – (A)(10)

Sales Tax Violations

$250

WMC 6.04.015

Business License Required

$250

WMC 6.04.085

Business License Violations

$250

WMC 6.08.020

Permit Required for Public Vending

$100

WMC 6.08.030

Single Location Vendor Permit

$100

WMC 6.08.040

Mobile Vendor Permit

$100

WMC 6.08.050

Short-Term Vendor Permit

$100

WMC 6.08.060

Application for Vendor Permit

$100

WMC 6.08.070

Permit Conditions for Vendors

$100

WMC 6.08.080

Operating Requirements for Vendors

$100

WMC 6.08.090

Revocation or Suspension of Vendor Permit

$100

WMC 6.20.030 – 6.20.080

Taxicab Violations

$100

WMC 8.04.030

Sale of Fireworks

$100

WMC 8.04.040

Use of Fireworks

$100

WMC 8.08.010

Refuse Enclosure Required

$100

WMC 8.08.020

Refuse Unauthorized Use

$100

WMC 8.08.030

Refuse Collection and Transportation

$100

WMC 8.08.040

Litter Unlawful

$100

WMC 8.12.060

Nuisance

$300

WMC 8.16.030

Failure to Properly Dispose of Animal Solid Waste – 1st Offense

Warning

WMC 8.16.030

Failure to Properly Dispose of Animal Solid Waste – 2nd Offense

$100

WMC 9.04.020

Lewd Conduct

$200

WMC 9.08.025

Petty Theft in the First Degree

$300

WMC 9.08.035

Petty Theft in the Second Degree

$100

WMC 9.12.010

Discharge of Firearm

$300

WMC 9.12.030

Concealed Weapons

$300

WMC 9.16.020

Curfew for Minors Age 17 or Less – 1st Offense

Warning

WMC 9.16.020

Curfew for Minors Age 17 or Less – 2nd Offense or More

$100

WMC 9.20.010

Trespassing

$100

WMC 9.24.020

Vandalism per Violation

$300

WMC 9.24.030

Vandalism – Parent Civil Liability

$300

WMC 9.28.030

Prohibition of Illicit Synthetic Drugs

$500

WMC 9.28.040

Sale of Certain Products for Human Consumption Prohibited

$500

WMC 9.32.020 – 9.32.030

Panhandling – 1st Offense

Warning

WMC 9.32.020 – 9.32.030

Panhandling – 2nd Offense

$100 or eight hours of community service

WMC 9.32.020 – 9.32.030

Panhandling – 3rd Offense

$200 or 16 hours of community service

WMC 9.36.020 – 9.36.060

Excessive Police Responses

$500

WMC 9.40.030(A)

Marijuana Manufacture – For Sale or Commercial Use

$750

WMC 9.40.030(B)

Marijuana Manufacture – Using Volatile or Explosive Gas

$750

WMC 9.40.040

Marijuana Transport

$750

WMC 9.40.050

Marijuana Use

$100

WMC 9.40.060

Marijuana Clubs Prohibited

$1,000

WMC 9.40.062

Retail Marijuana Stores Prohibited

$1,000

WMC 9.40.064

Marijuana Cultivation Facilities Prohibited

$1,000

WMC 9.44.030

Distribution of Single-Use Plastic Disposable Shopping Bag – 1st Offense

Warning

WMC 9.44.030

Distribution of Single-Use Plastic Disposable Shopping Bag – 2nd Offense

$100

WMC 9.44.030

Distribution of Single-Use Plastic Disposable Shopping Bag – 3rd Offense

$300

WMC 10.08.020

Obstruction of Right-of-Way

$50

WMC 10.08.030

Unlawful Use of Two-Way Left Turn Lane

$100

WMC 10.12.020

Prohibited Operation of Off-Road Vehicles

$50

WMC 10.12.030

Operation of Off-Road Vehicle by a Minor

$100

WMC 10.12.040

Operation of Off-Road Vehicle Without Helmet

$100

WMC 10.12.050

Off-Road Vehicles – Parent Responsibility

$100

WMC 10.12.060

Speeding of Off-Road Vehicle

$100

WMC 10.12.080

Off-Road Vehicle Equipment

$100

WMC 10.12.090

Off-Road Vehicle Towing

$100

WMC 10.20.010

Stopping, Standing or Parking Where Prohibited

$50

WMC 10.20.020

Parking to Display Vehicle for Sale

$50

WMC 10.20.030

Stopping, Standing or Parking at Prohibited Time

$50

WMC 10.20.040

Stopping, Standing or Parking Beyond Time Limit

$50

WMC 10.20.050(B)

Unauthorized Use of Parking Reserved for Persons with Disabilities – 1st Offense

$125

WMC 10.20.050(B)

Unauthorized Use of Parking Reserved for Persons with Disabilities – 2nd Offense

$250

WMC 10.20.050(C)

Unauthorized Use of Parking Reserved for Persons with Disabilities, Use of Permit or Plate – 1st Offense

$250

WMC 10.20.050(C)

Unauthorized Use of Parking Reserved for Persons with Disabilities, Use of Permit or Plate – 2nd Offense

$500

WMC 12.08.090

Posting of Assigned Street Addresses

$50*

WMC 12.12.030

Driveway Permits

$250

WMC 12.16.040

Recovered Sign Fee

$10

WMC 12.20.020

Motorized Uses on Lakes

$100

WMC 12.20.030

Prohibition of Motorized Uses on Lakes

$100

WMC 12.24.025

Violation of Park Rules

$250

WMC 12.24.030

Park Use Permits

$250

WMC 12.28.020

Skate Devices – 1st Offense; device may be confiscated for 10 days

Warning

WMC 12.28.020

Skate Devices – 2nd Offense; device may be confiscated for 30 days

$50

WMC 12.28.020

Skate Devices – 3rd Offense; device may be permanently confiscated

$100

WMC 13.08.020

Sewage Disposal

$300

WMC 13.08.030

Use of Public Sewer Required

$300

WMC 13.08.050

Sewer Connection Permits

$300

WMC 13.08.110

Control of Wastewater

$300

WMC 13.08.120

Prohibitions Sewer and Wastewater

$300

WMC 13.12.030

Wastewater Pretreatment Violations

$300

WMC 13.12.050

Excessive or Accidental Discharges

$300

WMC 13.20.060

Airport Violations

$300

WMC 13.20.200(D)(3)

Airport Fees and Charges

$300

WMC 13.20.270

Airport Animal Violations

$300

WMC 16.08.010

Permit for Land Development Required

$300

WMC 16.08.090

Land Use Code Violations

$300

WMC 16.16.060(L)(1) – (L)(7)

Mobile Food Vendor Violations

$300

WMC 16.26.110(B)(1)

Noncompliance with Any Requirements in WMC Chapter 16.26 – 1st Offense

$500

WMC 16.26.110(B)(1)

Noncompliance with Any Requirements in WMC Chapter 16.26 – 2nd Offense

$1,000

WMC 16.26.110(B)(2)

Noncompliance with Conditions Imposed by the City Planner and/or Planning Commission Regarding WMC Chapter 16.26 – 1st Offense

$500

WMC 16.26.110(B)(2)

Noncompliance with Conditions Imposed by the City Planner and/or Planning Commission Regarding WMC Chapter 16.26 – 2nd Offense

$1,000

WMC 16.26.110(B)(3)

Owner/Agent Commences or Continues to Advertise and/or Operate a Short-Term Rental without First Procuring the Required Permit – 1st Offense

$500

WMC 16.26.110(B)(3)

Owner/Agent Commences or Continues to Advertise and/or Operate a Short-Term Rental without First Procuring the Required Permit – 2nd Offense

$1,000

WMC 16.26.110(B)(4)

Failure to Comply with a Notice of Violation/Citation and/or Pay Any Fines Imposed Pursuant to WMC 16.26.110 – 1st Offense

$500

WMC 16.26.110(B)(4)

Failure to Comply with a Notice of Violation/Citation and/or Pay Any Fines Imposed Pursuant to WMC 16.26.110 – 2nd Offense

$1,000

WMC 16.26.110(B)(5)

Failure to Remit City Sales Tax or Submit a Report as Required by WMC Chapter 5.16 – 1st Offense

$500

WMC 16.26.110(B)(5)

Failure to Remit City Sales Tax or Submit a Report as Required by WMC Chapter 5.16 – 2nd Offense

$1,000

WMC 16.26.110(B)(6)

Occupants of Short-Term Rental Have Created Noise, Disturbances, or Nuisances, in Violation of the WMC or State Law Pertaining to Consumption of Alcohol or the Use of Illegal Drugs – 1st Offense

$500

WMC 16.26.110(B)(6)

Occupants of Short-Term Rental Have Created Noise, Disturbances, or Nuisances, in Violation of the WMC or State Law Pertaining to Consumption of Alcohol or the Use of Illegal Drugs – 2nd Offense

$1,000

WMC 16.26.110(B)(7)

Failure to Provide and Maintain a Valid 24-Hour Contact Telephone Number for the Local Contact Responsible for Short-Term Rental – 1st Offense

$500

WMC 16.26.110(B)(7)

Failure to Provide and Maintain a Valid 24-Hour Contact Telephone Number for the Local Contact Responsible for Short-Term Rental – 2nd Offense

$1,000

WMC 16.26.110(B)(8)

Failure to Preserve Occupancy Records or Failure to Present Such Records When Requested by the City to Do So – 1st Offense

$500

WMC 16.26.110(B)(8)

Failure to Preserve Occupancy Records or Failure to Present Such Records When Requested by the City to Do So – 2nd Offense

$1,000

WMC 16.32.050

Signs Prohibited

$300

*Citation must be dismissed if proof of correction is presented to the code enforcement officer within 14 days after the date of the citation. If the required correction is not made, the offense may be disposed of without court appearance upon payment of the fine amount listed.

(Ord. 20-11(AM) § 5, 2020; Ord. 19-29(SUB)(AM) § 4, 2020; Ord. 18-28(AM) § 3, 2018; Ord. 18-06 § 20, 2018; Ord. 17-24(AM) § 3, 2018; Ord. 16-20(AM) § 5, 2016; Ord. 16-12 § 2, 2016; Ord. 16-07(AM) § 6, 2016; Ord. 15-13 § 2, 2015; Ord. 15-08(AM) § 3, 2015; Ord. 14-30(AM) § 3, 2014; Ord. 14-29 § 3, 2014; Ord. 14-28(AM) § 3, 2014; Ord. 14-17(AM) § 3, 2014; Ord. 14-11 § 2, 2014; Ord. 14-07 § 2, 2014; Ord. 13-23(AM) § 2, 2013; Ord. 12-01 § 3, 2012; Ord. 11-18(AM) § 3, 2011; IM 10-28; Ord. 10-30 § 3, 2010; Ord. 09-51 § 3, 2009; Ord. 09-47 § 3, 2009; Ord. 07-44 § 2, 2007; Ord. 06-31 § 2, 2006; Ord. 06-14(SUB) § 2, 2006; Ord. 05-71 § 2, 2005; Ord. 05-14(AM) § 2, 2005; Ord. 05-12 § 3, 2005; Ord. 03-72 § 4, 2003; Ord. 03-46 § 2, 2003; IM 02-12; Ord. 01-47 § 2, 2001)