Sunfish Lake City Code

SECTION 104.01 Application:

The provisions of this Chapter shall be applicable to all the chapters, sections, subdivisions, paragraphs and provisions in the Code, shall apply to all persons and property within the City of Sunfish Lake, Minnesota, and within such adjacent area as may be stated in specific provisions.

SECTION 104.02 Violation a Misdemeanor or a Petty Misdemeanor:

Every person violates a chapter, section, subdivision, paragraph or provision of this Code when he performs an act thereby prohibited or declared unlawful, or fails to act when such failure is thereby prohibited or declared unlawful, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished as for a Misdemeanor, except as otherwise stated in specific provisions herein, as set forth in the specific chapter in which the section, subdivision, paragraph or provision appears. (Ord. 96-07, 9/3/96)

SECTION 104.03 Acts otherwise Unlawful:

This Code does not authorize an act or omission otherwise prohibited by law.

SECTION 104.04 Payment Into City Treasury of Fines and Penalties:

All fines, forfeitures and penalties recovered for the violation of any ordinance, charter, rule or regulation of the City shall be paid into the City Treasury by the Court or officer thereof receiving such monies. Payment shall be made in the manner, at the time, and in the proportion provided by law.

SECTION 104.05 Penalties for Each Offense:

When a penalty or forfeiture is provided for the violation of a chapter, section, subdivision, paragraph or provision of this Code, such penalty or forfeiture shall be construed to be for each such violation.


We are a small community proud of our heritage and committed to the preservation of our pristine, rural character. We cherish our privacy, yet know we are part of a thriving Dakota County and the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. With these partnerships in mind, we strive to preserve that unique spirit which is Sunfish Lake, Minnesota.