Notwithstanding any other provision in this Code, any person who violates any of the provisions or fails to comply with any of the mandatory requirements of this Chapter may be prosecuted for an infraction.  Written citations for infractions may be issued by police officers or designated non-safety employees, who shall be designated by separate resolution pursuant to the provisions of California Penal Code Section 836.5. Any person convicted of an infraction shall be punishable either by (1) a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100.00) for a first violation; (2) a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars ($200.00) for a second violation of the same provision within one year; (3) a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each additional violation of the same provision within one (1) year. (Ord. 4678 § 1 (part); March 18, 1986: Ord. 6312 § 8; November 25, 2014.)