§ 10.98  ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS BUREAU.
   (A)   Establishment of ordinance violations bureau. There shall be created an Ordinance Violations Bureau pursuant to I.C. 33-36, as amended, for the city.
   (B)   Admissions of violations.  A person charged with violating an ordinance or provision of the code of ordinances of the city which is subject to admission before the Ordinance Violations Bureau may elect to admit the violation, waive a trial, and pay the civil penalty to the Violations Clerk without the assessment of court costs.
   (C)   Violations Clerk.  The City Clerk-Treasurer is appointed and shall serve as the Violations Clerk and shall administer the Bureau.  The Violations Clerk or his or her designee, shall accept written appearances, waivers of trial, admissions of violations and payment of civil penalties of not more than $250 in ordinance violation cases.
   (D)   Violations subject to admission before Ordinance Violations Bureau.  Violations of provisions of the Code of Ordinances pertaining to animals, bicycles, unicycles, three wheeled vehicles and golf carts, curfews, fire prevention and safety, garbage and rubbish, nuisances, parking, parking or loitering, parks, solicitation and panhandling, solicitation, peddlers, street businesses, itinerant merchants and mobile vendors, weapons, yard sales and other matters set forth under general and business regulations shall be subject to admission before the Ordinance Violations Bureau.
   (E)    Proceeds placed in general fund.  Proceeds from the Ordinance Violations Bureau shall be placed into the city General Fund unless otherwise designated.
   (F)    Effect on other ordinances and provisions. This section shall not diminish the right of the city to enforce any other penalty or remedy (including, without limitation, abatement, revocation of license, and right to reimbursement) which may be available in addition to the momentary civil penalty by virtue of any other ordinance or provisions now or subsequently in effect.
(1980 Code, §10.98)  (Ord. 1991-5, passed 4-9-1991; Am. Ord. 1992-12, passed 6-22-1992; Am. Ord. 1992-13, passed 7-3-1992; Am. Ord. 1994-44, passed 11-28-1994; Am. Ord. 1997-13, passed 9-23-1997; Am. Ord. 1999-14, passed 10-26-1999; Am. Ord. 2006-15, passed 6-13-2006; Am. Ord. 2018-7, passed 4-24-2018)
Editor's note:
   The Ordinance Violations Board was formerly governed by I.C. 33-6-3-1 et seq., but this was repealed in 2004. For current provisions governing the Ordinance Violations Bureau, see I.C. 33-36.