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Sec. 21-63. Penalty.

      Sec. 21-63. Penalty. Any person who erects, maintains, displays or allows to remain in view an advertisement, sign or billboard or any structure designed for the display of advertising matter contrary to any provision of this chapter shall be in violation of a provision of this chapter. The Commissioner of Transportation shall impose a civil penalty in an amount of one hundred dollars for each day on which the violation occurs. Prior to imposing a penalty under this section, the commissioner shall send such person a written notice of the violation by certified mail, return receipt requested. If such person terminates or corrects the violation by the fifteenth day following such person's receipt of such notice, the commissioner shall not impose such penalty on such person for such violation. Any such violation that continues for more than sixty consecutive days shall be cause for revocation of the permit granted pursuant to this chapter with which the violation is associated.

      (1949 Rev., S. 4702; P.A. 05-210, S. 35.)

      History: P.A. 05-210 deleted "fined not more than one hundred dollars for each sign so displayed" and added provisions re imposition of civil penalty by Commissioner of Transportation and revocation of permit, effective July 1, 2005.

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