§ 12-2805.  Notice of Parking Violation. 315
   (1)   The Parking Authority shall, as soon as practicable after learning of the name and address of the owner of the motor vehicle, send a notice by first class mail to the owner of the motor vehicle, and, if known, to the operator, at the address appearing on the registry of a state department of motor vehicles. The notice of violation shall inform the operator or owner: (i) of the parking violation charged, the time and date of the parking violation, and the amount of fines, costs and additional fees that shall become due if the notice of violation is not answered within the period prescribed in Section 12-2809; (ii) of the right to contest a violation at a hearing in person, by telephone if eligible under subsection 12-2806(1)(d), or on written testimony and other evidence submitted by mail or by electronic submission, including but not limited to, email, website or facsimile transmissions; (iii) that a civil action may be commenced against the violator for failure to contest or pay the amount due; and (iv) of such other penalties as may be authorized by statute, ordinance or regulation. 316
   (2)   Any notice permitted or required to be given under this Chapter shall be considered given when mailed by first class mail to the operator, if known, or to the owner at the address appearing on the registry of a state department of motor vehicles.
   (3)   Except as provided in subsection 12-2804(8), a person to whom a notice of violation has been issued shall answer within ten (10) days after the date the notice was issued. 317

 

Notes

315
   Caption amended, Bill No. 120106-A (approved June 6, 2012), effective December 3, 2012.
316
   Amended, Bill No. 110757 (approved December 14, 2011), effective March 13, 2012; amended, Bill No. 120106-A (approved June 6, 2012), effective December 3, 2012.
317
   Amended, Bill No. 110757 (approved December 14, 2011), effective March 13, 2012.