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1-4-1: PENALTY 1 :
Unless a lesser maximum penalty or a specific penalty is established by ordinance for a particular offense, the maximum penalty for violation of this code or any city ordinance shall be as follows:
A. Violations Generally: Except for those violations of this code or city ordinances described in subsections B and C of this section, a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment for not more than ninety (90) days or both;
B. Driving While Under The Influence Of Liquor Or Drugs: For violations of this code or an ordinance prohibiting driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, a fine of not more than nine hundred ninety nine dollars ($999.00) or imprisonment for not more than one hundred seventy nine (179) days, or both; and
C. Industrial User Wastewater Pretreatment: For violations of an industrial user wastewater pretreatment ordinance, or this code, as required by the United States environmental protection agency, a fine of not more than nine hundred ninety nine dollars ($999.00) a day for each violation. (Ord. 976, 6-8-1998)
1. NMSA § 3-17-1.