The violation stems from a town employee spotting a hose attached to a fire hydrant on Supervisor Greg Westbrook's property. It is a violation to use any fire hydrant for construction without a permit.

On Monday, the Town of Canandaigua approved its town supervisor's fine of $250 for a code violation.

The violation stems from a town employee spotting a hose attached to a fire hydrant on Supervisor Greg Westbrook’s property. It is a violation to use any fire hydrant for construction without a permit.

“I have a responsibility to understand the code,” said Supervisor Westbrook.

The maximum fine for the violation is $250, which the supervisor volunteered to pay.