440.99  PENALTY; IMPOUNDING.
   (a)   Civil Infraction.  Whoever violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be liable for a civil infraction under Public Acts 510 and 511 of 1978, as amended.  Adjudication of liability for a violation of this chapter shall be pursuant to Sections R 28.1101 through R 28.1110 of the Michigan Administrative Code as of August 1, 1979, as amended, and Michigan law pertaining to civil infractions.
   (b)   Violations.  Whoever parks in a parking zone in violation of this chapter shall pay fees and penalties provided for in subsection (c) hereof at the Ionia City Hall, 114 N. Kidd Street, Ionia, Michigan.
   (c)   Violation Schedule.  The following penalties are hereby established for violations of this  chapter:
 
Violation
Fine
After 3 days
After 30 days
30 minute parking
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Two-hour parking
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
No parking zone
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Obstructing traffic lane
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Blocking drive
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Odd/even
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Not within parking lines
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Parking in alley
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Parked in the front yard or on or over a sidewalk
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Prohibited zones:
(1)   Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant
(2)   Within intersection
(3)   Within 15 feet of an intersection, unless otherwise signed
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Parking for prohibited purpose:
(1)   Working or repairing vehicle in road
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Facing traffic
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
Loading zone violation
   $ 10.00
   $ 20.00
   $ 30.00
 
 
   (d)   Driver's License Suspension.  If the owner or operator of a vehicle which has been ticketed accumulates six or more unpaid traffic tickets, the Director of Public Safety or his or her designee shall petition the 64-A District Court Judge or Magistrate to issue an order prohibiting the violator from renewing his or her operator's license in the State of Michigan.  Such suspension shall remain in effect until all unpaid violations are paid. 
(Ord. 349.  Passed 12-3-91; Res. 09-2001-08.  Passed 9-4-01; Ord. 448.  Passed 4-10-07; Ord. 521.  Passed 6-2-15.)