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SEC. 11.06.  VIOLATION OF MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES – CITATION IN LIEU OF TAKING ARRESTED PERSON BEFORE MAGISTRATE.
   (Amended by Ord. No. 142,214, Eff. 8/23/71.)
 
   (a)   In any case in which a person is arrested for the violation of any provision of this Code, or any ordinance of this City, by a regularly appointed, salaried officer of the Los Angeles Police Department, or by any peace officer, and such person does not demand to be taken before a magistrate, such arresting officer may prepare a written notice to appear and release the person on his promise to appear, as prescribed by Chapter 5C (commencing with Section 853.6) of the Penal Code. The provision of such chapter shall thereafter apply with reference to any proceeding based upon the issuance of a written notice to appear pursuant to this authority.
 
   (b)   In any case in which a person is arrested for the violation of any provision of this Code, or any ordinance of this City, by any officer or employee of this City who is not a peace officer, but who has been authorized by ordinance pursuant to Penal Code Section 836.5 to make such arrests, and such person does not demand to be taken before a magistrate, such arresting officer or employee shall prepare a written notice to appear and release the person on his promise to appear as prescribed by Chapter 5C (commencing with Section 853.6) of the Penal Code. The provisions of such code shall thereafter apply with reference to any proceeding based upon the issuance of a written notice to appear pursuant to this authority.