Violation of the ordinance is an infraction that would first involve a warning notice for the first violation, $100 for the 2nd violation, $200 for the 3rd violation and $500 for the 4th and subsequent violations.
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Revenues would go to the Town of Danville's General Fund, although little if any revenues would be expected. The cost to administer the enforcement would likely exceed any potential revenue from fines.
The local ordinance would be enforced by the Town of Danville. Code enforcement would be called in on a complaint basis.
Once the ordinance takes effect, if complaints are received about a business, courtesy notices would be sent to the merchant before any fines were issued. Given the Town's limited staffing resources on code enforcement (only half of a full-time staff person), other higher-priority quality-of-life issues would be addressed before efforts are spent enforcing the single-use plastic bag ordinance. No additional staffing resources would be spent on enforcement.