A. Except as set forth below, any person violating or failing to comply with the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided therefor.
B. Except as allowed under CEMC Section 8.28.040, the discharge of fireworks by an individual, group, or organization shall be a civil infraction with a penalty of one thousand dollars for each violation.
C. For purposes of this section, the term “individual” means a natural person and excludes any firm, partnership, joint venture, association, concern, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, syndicate, or any other group or combination acting as a unit.