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Violation Of Ordinances

Violation of City Ordinances in Florida

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An ordinance is a law, rule, or legislation that applies to a specific town or city limits. It is possible to violate a city ordinance. Since they vary from city to city in every state, a violation of city ordinances can be quite broad – and it can be quite easy to violate one. A certain city ordinance that is allowed in one county may be illegal in another.

If you have been accused of violating a city ordinance, consult with The Berman Law Group. We have five convenient offices in Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Orlando, Stuart, and Gainesville, and we are deeply familiar with the various city ordinances throughout the region.

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Types of City Ordinance Violations

There are 410 municipalities distributed among 67 counties in the state of Florida. As said before, it can be very easy to accidentally violate a city ordinance since they differ from city to city.

The different kinds of city ordinance violations in Florida include:

  • Bathing or fishing in lakes
  • Grass that is overgrown
  • Commercial use of right of way
  • Burning things illegally
  • Noise violations
  • Panhandling/soliciting funds
  • Animal control
  • Times one can purchase alcohol
  • Places prohibiting alcohol consumption
  • County park violations
  • The use of unlicensed vehicles
  • The use of inoperative vehicles
  • Disturbance of peace
  • Public drunkenness
  • Nuisance abatement

Consequences for Violating City Ordinances

Just as ordinances differ between cities and counties, the same goes for the punishments. Punishments for city ordinance violation are dependent on where the incident occurred. On top of this, the punishment for violating an ordinance is typically less serious than receiving a misdemeanor charge. Any violations are kept on file locally in the city.

Moreover, this works out in favor of violators because it will not be a negative factor when they try to move on with their future. This includes applying for a job, buying a house or apartment, and trying to attend a certain school, among other things. However, the rules change if this is not your first time violating a city ordinance. Although a repeat offender will not face a punishment as serious as a felony or misdemeanor, jail time is an option that could happen. City ordinances should not be ignored.

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When you are facing legal issues – especially ordinance violations – having an attorney that you trust makes the process much easier than going through it alone. At The Berman Law Group, our passionate and dedicated criminal defense attorneys will be by your side no matter what to offer invaluable and helpful advice.

We have represented clients in many cases of violating city ordinances. The next successful defense could be yours. Call us today at (800) 375-5555.


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