§ 72.02  HANDICAPPED PARKING RESTRICTIONS.
   The following restrictions shall apply to the unauthorized use of parking places reserved for persons with disabilities:
   (A)   It shall be unlawful to park any motor vehicle that is not properly displaying registration plates, a decal or other device issued to a person with disabilities or a disabled veteran by the Secretary of State, in a parking place or adjacent aisle, including any public or private off-street parking facility, that is specifically served, by the posting of an official sign, for persons with disabilities and motor vehicles displaying such registration plates, a decal or other device.
   (B)   It shall be unlawful for  any person with a vehicle to display or use registration plates, a decal or other device issued to a person with disabilities or a disabled veteran by the Secretary of State, if: (i) the person using such registration plates, a decal or other device is not the authorized holder thereof or is not transporting the authorized holder to or from the parking location; or (ii) the person is using the registration plates, a decal or other device to exercise any privileges granted through such registration plates, a decal or other device under this section.
   (C)   It shall not be a defense to a charge that a person has violated the provisions of this section, that either the sign posted or the intended handicapped accessible parking place does not comply with the technical requirements of ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-301, state regulations, or local ordinance, if a reasonable person would be aware, by a sign or other notice, on or near the parking place, that the place is reserved for a person with disabilities.
(Ord. 91-4, passed 5-14-91; Am. Ord. 02-80, passed 4-8-03; Am. Ord. 06-25, passed 11-14-06)  Penalty, see § 72.99