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(1) For the purposes of enforcing the provisions of this Chapter, notices of violation may be issued by police officers.
(2) Whenever a police officer observes a violation of this Chapter, he shall hand to the violator a printed notice of violation. Such notice shall bear the date, time and nature of the violation, when known, the identity of the violator, the address of the violator, the amount to be remitted in response to the notice of violation, and the penalty which can be imposed by the court for the violation, and shall be signed by the person issuing the notice and shall bear the police officer's badge number or other official identification number identifying the person issuing the violation notice.
(3) Any person who receives a notice of violation may, within ten (10) days, pay the amount of twenty-five dollars ($25), admit the violation and waive appearance before a Municipal Court Judge. The notice of violation shall contain an appropriate statement for signature by the violator for the purpose of admitting the violation and waiving a hearing, and shall be returned by the violator when he remits the stipulated payment.
(4) If a person who receives a notice of violation fails to make the prescribed payment within ten (10) days of the issuance of the notice of violation, a code enforcement complaint shall be issued for such violation in such manner as provided by law. If the person named in the code enforcement complaint is found to have violated any provision of this Chapter or fails to appear on the date set for hearing, he shall be subject to the imposition of fines in the amount set forth in Section 10-1405, plus court costs.