In issuing a citation, the code enforcement officer shall proceed as follows:
      (A)   Such officer shall prepare a written citation to appear in court containing the name and address of the cited person, the offense charged, and stating when the person shall appear in court.
      (B)   One copy of the citation to appear shall be tendered to the person cited, and the code enforcement officer shall record the date and time of service.
      (C)   As soon as practicable the officer shall file the original citation with the Clerk of the Municipal Court. The signature of the code enforcement officer shall be acknowledged before the Court Clerk or Deputy.
      (D)   This section shall not prohibit arrest of a person violating the provisions of the code.
(Ord. 1684, passed 10-1-02)