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(A) It shall be prohibited to park any motor vehicle which is not bearing registration plates or decals issued to a handicapped person, as defined in § 70.03. pursuant to ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, 3-616 or 11-1307.2 or to a disabled veteran pursuant to ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 3-609, as evidence that the vehicle is operated by or for a handicapped person or disabled veteran, in any parking place, including any private or public off-street parking facility, specifically reserved, by the posting of any official sign as designated under ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-301 for motor vehicles bearing such registration plates.
(B) Any person or local authority owning or operating any public or private off-street parking facility may, after notifying the Police or Sheriff's Department, remove or cause to be removed to the nearest garage or other place of safety any vehicle parked within a stall or space reserved for use by the handicapped which does not display handicapped registration plates or a special decal or device as required under this section.
(C) Any person found guilty of violating the provisions of this section shall be fined $250 in addition to any costs or charges connected with the removal or storage of any motor vehicle authorized under this section.
(D) Local authorities shall impose fines as established in division (C) above for vehicles parked in spaces for the handicapped that do not display the registration plates pursuant to ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 3-616; Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-1301.2; and Ch. 625, Act 5, § 3-609.
(1980 Code, § 74.11) (Res. 90-29, adopted 2-15-1990; Ord. 99-116, adopted 3-18-1999; Ord. 11-287, passed 8-18-2011) Penalty, see § 74.99