Planning & Development Services

Q: What are the penalties for not complying with these new requirements?


A: Any owner of a retail establishment found in violation of any provision of this ordinance is subject to the following penalties:

  1. A formal warning for the first offense;
  2. A civil fine of $100 for the second offense;
  3. A civil fine of $250 for third offense and subsequent offenses.

Each calendar day during which the civil violation occurs shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.

Failure to pay a fine imposed by this article may prevent the issuance of a business license or business license renewal.

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For more information, please call the Bernalillo County Contact Center at (505) 468-7777.

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