Sec. 24-150. Penalty for violation of article; presumption of responsibility.
(a) Any person who violates the provisions of this article, other than section 24-153(b) or section 24-169, shall be subject to having placed on his, her, their or its vehicle a parking ticket by any police officer or person or persons designated by the chief of police with such enforcement authority. Said parking ticket shall be for the sum of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) and the owner or operator of any such vehicle shall, within seventy-two (72) hours, pay the same to the office of the city clerk. If said ticket is not paid within said seventy-two (72) hour period, the parking violation shall constitute an offense, and the owner or operator of said vehicle shall upon conviction thereof be subject to a fine of twenty-five dollars ($25.00). If the identity of the operator of a motor vehicle cannot be determined, the owner or person in whose name such vehicle is registered shall be held prima facie responsible for such infraction.
(b) Any person who violates the provisions of section 24-153(b) or 24-169 shall be guilty of an offense, and upon conviction thereof, be subject to the general penalty section (section 1-16) of this Code. If the identity of the operator of a motor vehicle cannot be determined, the owner or person in whose name such vehicle is registered shall be held prima facie responsible for such infraction.
(c) Nothing in this chapter will prohibit law enforcement from parking a speed monitoring trailer for the purpose of monitoring the speed of motorists for traffic studies or education of the motoring public.
Source: Ord. No. 3095, § 7, 10-18-82; Ord. No. 3374, § 1, 1-6-86; Ord. No. 4209, § 1, 10-7-96; Ord. No. 4414, § 1, 7-6-99; Ord. No. 5256, § 1, 7-1-13; Ord. No. 5271, § 1, 10-7-13; Ord. No. 5473, § 1, 5-15-17