1-4-1: GENERAL PENALTY:
   A.   Misdemeanor 1 :
      1.   Definition: When an act or omission is declared by ordinance to be a public offense, or to be unlawful, said act or omission is hereby declared to be a misdemeanor, and the act or omission is punishable as a misdemeanor. (Ord. 48, 11-10-1973)
      2.   Penalty: Every person who shall be convicted of a misdemeanor shall, unless a different punishment be prescribed by the ordinance, be punished by paying a fine of not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), and/or confinement in jail for a period not to exceed six (6) months, plus costs. (Ord. 48, 11-10-1973; amd. 2008 Code)
   B.   Infraction 2 : 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 one hundred dollars ($100.00) and no incarceration may be imposed. Failure to pay an infraction fine by the due date may result in the filing of a new charge for contempt of court pursuant to the provisions of chapter 6 of title 7 of the Idaho Code and conviction of such charge may result in imprisonment or an additional fine or both as set forth in section 7-610 of the Idaho Code. (Ord. 244, 12-20-2012)
   C.   Federally Mandated Programs: When this 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. (2008 Code)

 

Notes

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1. IC §§ 18-111B, 18-113, 50-302.
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2. IC § 18-113A.