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1-4-1: GENERAL PENALTY 1 :
A. Misdemeanor: Unless specifically provided elsewhere, any person convicted of a violation of any section or provision of this code deemed a misdemeanor may be fined in a sum not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for any offense and may be incarcerated for a period of not more than six (6) months. Either or both such fine and imprisonment may be imposed; and in addition thereto, any person so convicted shall pay such costs as the court may assess. (Ord. 55, 11-10-1977; amd. 2008 Code)
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 one hundred dollars ($100.00), 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. (2008 Code)
1. IC § 50-302.