(A)   No hearing to contest an administrative citation before a hearing officer shall be held unless the fine or penalty has been deposited in advance in accordance with § 1.04.007(A) or an advance deposit hardship waiver has been approved by the County Administrative Officer, or his or her designee.
   (B)   A hearing before the hearing officer shall be set for a date that is not less than 15 days and not more than 60 days from the date that the request for hearing is filed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
   (C)   At the hearing, the party contesting the administrative citation shall be given the opportunity to testify and to present evidence concerning the administrative citation.
   (D)   The failure of any recipient of an administrative citation to appear at the administrative citation hearing shall constitute a forfeiture of the fine and a failure to exhaust his or her administrative remedies.
   (E)   The administrative citation and any additional report submitted by the enforcement officer shall constitute prima facie evidence of the respective facts contained in those documents.
   (F)   The hearing officer may continue the hearing and request additional information from the enforcement officer or the recipient of the citation prior to issuing a written decision.
(Ord. 917, § 1(part), 2013)