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(a) Prior to the issuance of a warrant or summons for a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, such violation may be disposed of by payment to the office of the County Treasurer of the full amount of the fine provided for in Section 480.99. If payment is not received within thirty days, the fine will be increased by twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each outstanding Notice of Violation. Nothing in this section shall affect any fine, forfeiture or penalty for a violation of any County ordinance after the issuance of a summons or warrant.
(b) Any person who may be subject to liability under this chapter as a result of the issuance of a Notice of Violation may, prior to the issuance of a warrant or summons, notify the County Treasurer of his or her desire to contest the issuance of the Notice of Violation. Upon receiving such notification, the County Treasurer shall certify the alleged violation to the County General District Court to be scheduled for a hearing on a date certain, and notice of such hearing shall be given to the person contesting the violation.
(c) A warrant or summons may be issued for the prosecution of a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter at any time after thirty days from the issuance of the Notice of Violation.
(Ord. 97-01. Passed 2-19-97; Ord. 06-09. Passed 7-11-06.)