An administrative hearing to adjudicate the alleged standing, parking, or compliance regulation violation(s) on its merits:
   (A)   Right to hearing. Shall be granted to the registered owner or operator of the cited vehicle, pursuant to ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-208.3 or the lessee of the cited vehicle, pursuant to ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-1306, incorporated herein by reference.
   (B)   Date. Hearing dates shall be at the date, time and place as is set forth in the violation notice issued and served, or such additional notices issued in accordance with this chapter. Violators shall be given no less than three opportunities to appear, and failure to appear by the third scheduled hearing date will result in a final determination of liability as hereinafter set forth.
   (C)   Recorded. Shall be tape recorded.
   (D)   Decision. Shall culminate in a determination of liability or non-liability, made by the Hearing Officer, who shall consider testimony and other evidence without the application of the formal or technical rules of evidence. The Hearing Officer shall, upon a determination of liability, assess fines and penalties in accordance with § 77.99.
   (E)   Representation by attorney. Persons appearing to contest the alleged standing, parking, or compliance violation on its merit may be represented by counsel at their own expense.
   (F)   Review. The final determination of any matter which may be decided by the Hearing Officer may be reviewed as is hereinafter set forth.
(Ord. 11-287, passed 8-18-2011)