(a) Any person who shall attempt to commit a misdemeanor offense prohibited by this Code, and in such attempt shall do any act towards the commission of such offense, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(b) Any person convicted of attempting to violate any section of this Code may be sentenced to pay a fine of no more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) and/or imprisonment for a period of time not to exceed one-half of the greatest punishment which could have been imposed had the person been convicted of completing the crime for which attempt was charged.
(Ord. 3112, passed 8-28-1989; Ord. 3285, adopted 11-28-1994)