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A. Complaint: In all instances where there occurs a violation of section 6-18-1 of this chapter by reason of the stopping, standing or parking of a vehicle in the places designated as subsections 6-18-1A3 and A4 of this chapter, the owner, lessee or person in charge of the private driveway or property in or upon which the violation occurs shall sign a complaint against the person stopping, standing or parking such vehicle, or if the identity of said person be unknown, then said complaint may be filed against the registered owner of said vehicle, in which case the evidentiary presumption set forth in section 6-4-4 of this title shall apply. Said complaint so filed shall be verified and shall allege that the complaining party is the owner, lessee or person in charge of the private driveway or property in or upon which such stopping, standing, or parking of said vehicle occurred.
B. Burden Of Proof For Permission: In any prosecution based upon a properly verified complaint as set forth in subsection A of this section, the person alleged to have violated the provisions of section 6-18-1 of this chapter by reason of the stopping, standing or parking of a vehicle in the places designated in subsections 6-18-1A3 and A4 of this chapter, shall have the burden of showing that permission therefor was given by the owner, lessee or person in charge of the private driveway or property in or upon which the violation is alleged to have occurred.
C. Penalty: Violation of the terms of this section shall be considered to be a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, violators shall be fined not to exceed twenty dollars ($20.00) and, in addition thereto, shall pay any and all reasonable and necessary charges incurred by the landowner or other person in having any vehicle or trailer removed from his property and stored.
D. Nonliability For Damages: The landowner or person in charge of the land shall not be liable for any damages which may occur to a trespassing vehicle or trailer under the terms of this section, while the same is trespassing or while it is being removed from his property, or while it is in storage. (2010 Code § 21-107)