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(a) The registered owner of record of a vehicle is liable for a violation of this section and a fine when the vehicle is used in violation of Section 9-12-070, 9-12-075 or 9-12-077 and that violation occurred in a safety zone at a time and location where the automated speed enforcement system is authorized to be operational and a recorded image was recorded by a automated speed enforcement system and the recorded speed is six or more miles per hour in excess of the applicable speed limit.
(b) The automated speed enforcement system shall be operational and violations of subsection (a) shall be recorded only at the following times:
(1) if the safety zone is based upon the property line of any facility, area or land owned by a school district, only on school days and no earlier than 7:00 A.M. and no later than 7:00 P.M., Monday through Friday; and
(2) if the safety zone is based upon the property line of any facility, area or land owned by a park district, during the time the facility, area or land is open to the public or other patrons.
(c) A recorded image of a violation obtained by the automated speed enforcement system that has been reviewed in accordance with Section 11-208.3(b)(3) of the Illinois Vehicle Code, 625 ILCS 5/11-208.3 shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of subsection (a).
(d) The amount of the fine shall be as set forth in Section 9-100-020(d).
(e) The provisions of this section are subject to Sections 11-208.3 and 11-208.8 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, 625 ILCS 5/11-208.3 and 11-208.8 and the defenses specified in Section 9-100-060(b).
(g) No citation for a violation of this section shall be issued until after the expiration of 30 days after the installation of a new automated speed enforcement system on a roadway; provided that the owner or lessee of the registered vehicle used in the commission of the violation shall be mailed a warning notice of such violation in compliance with Section 9-100-045.
(Added Coun. J. 4-18-12, p. 23762, § 5; Amend Coun. J. 11-19-14, p. 98037, § 12; Amend Coun. J. 5-6-15, p. 108500, § 4)
Editor's note– Coun. J. 4-18-12, p. 23762, § 5, repealed former § 9-101-020, which pertained to speed limit violations.