A.   Misdemeanor: Except in cases where a different punishment is hereafter prescribed by City ordinance, every offense declared to be a misdemeanor is punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment in the County Jail not exceeding six (6) months, or by both, together with such costs as may be required by law. These punishments shall comply with Idaho Code section 18-113, as amended. If a penalty is limited by State law, such violations shall be punishable by not to exceed the maximum permitted by State law.
   B.   Infraction: When the offense is designated as an infraction by any section or provision of this Code or by State law, it is punishable only by a penalty not exceeding three hundred dollars ($300.00) exclusive of court costs and no incarceration may be imposed.
   C.   Federally Mandated Programs: When the City is participating in a Federally mandated program, wherein penalties or enforcement remedies are required by the terms of participation in the program, the City may enforce such requirements by ordinance, to include a criminal or civil monetary penalty not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or imprisonment for criminal offenses not to exceed six (6) months, or to include both a fine and imprisonment for criminal offenses.
   D.    Civil Fine; The city may enforce the requirements of this Code through the imposition of civil monetary penalties to be imposed in accordance with the procedures outlined in Section 1-4-4 and the City Fee and Fine Schedule as established by resolution of the Bellevue City Council which may be updated from time to time. (2018 Code; amd. Ord. 2023-03, 5-8-2023)