1.10    STANDARD PENALTY.  Unless another penalty is expressly provided by the Code of Ordinances for any particular provision, section or chapter, any person failing to perform a duty, or obtain a license required by, or violating any provision of the Code of Ordinances, the Zoning Ordinance, or any rule or regulation adopted herein by reference shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment not to exceed thirty (30) days.  In addition, any violation of the Code of Ordinances, the Zoning Ordinance, or any rule or regulation adopted under the ordinances of the City is a municipal infraction and the violator may be issued a civil citation and be subjected to the penalties and remedies provided by the municipal infraction provisions.                                                    (Ord. 503 – Jan. 01 Supp.)

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 364.3[2])