9.16.140   Violations.
   Any person who violates any provision of this chapter or the conditions of any permit authorized pursuant to this chapter, shall be guilty of an infraction as defined by the California Penal Code, punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars; provided, that any person having committed three infractions within a one-year period (three hundred sixty-five consecutive days), who commits a subsequent violation of this chapter, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable as provided in this chapter. The police department shall have the power and duty to cite persons violating the provisions of this chapter or of any permit pursuant thereto and to enforce the provisions thereof.
(Ord. 81-8-878 § 6 (part))