Sec. 23C-3-7. Penalties for tampering or interfering with or using utility service without making arrangements to be billed therefor or otherwise violating provisions of this chapter.

(a) Tampering or interfering with or using utility service without making arrangements to be filled therefor or otherwise violating any provision of this chapter, or aiding or abetting the same, shall be punishable either alternatively or consecutively, by civil or criminal prosecution, or both.
(b) Conviction of a first such criminal offense shall be punished as an infraction as defined by the law of the state from time to time. Conviction of each subsequent criminal offense shall be punished as a misdemeanor as defined by California state law from time to time. (Ord. No. 952, § 2; Ord. No. 1038, § 2.)