Chapter 3-General Penalty

1-3-1 VIOLATION – PENALTY
1-3-2 PARKING VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES
1-3-3 PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS CODE

1-3-1 VIOLATION – PENALTY. Any person violating any of the provisions or failing to comply with any of the mandatory requirements of the ordinances of Maquoketa is guilty of a misdemeanor. Any person convicted of a misdemeanor under the ordinances of Maquoketa shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500.00, or by imprisonment not to exceed thirty (30) days.

(Ord. No 936, 6-19-00)
(Ord. No 986, 11-3-03)

1-3-2 PARKING VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES

The penalties for parking violations shall be the penalties set forth in Iowa Code §805.8A, as amended from time to time by the Iowa General Assembly. Pursuant to Iowa Code 321.236(1)(a), if a parking violation is not paid within thirty days of the date upon which the violation occurred, the penalty shall increase to ten dollars.

(Ord. No 947, 2-23-01)
(Ord. No 956, 7-16-01)

1-3-3 PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS CODE

The penalties for violations of this Code shall be the same penalties set forth in Iowa Code §§805.8, 805.8A, 805.8B, and 805.8C, as amended from time to time by the Iowa General Assembly, for the corresponding violation of state law. In no event shall a penalty for violation of a city ordinance be higher than is authorized by state law.
(Ord. No 956, 7-16-01)