A. The parking regulations set forth in this chapter shall be enforced by the City’s police officers and the City’s parking enforcement person. However, it shall be the primary responsibility of the parking enforcement person to enforce this chapter, as well as any other parking regulations adopted by the city. Parking enforcement person shall be employed by the City under the direction of the Chief of Police.
B. Failure to perform any act required or the performance of any act prohibited by this chapter is designated as a parking violation and shall not constitute an infraction or a criminal offense, unless otherwise indicated in this chapter.
C. City police officers and the City parking enforcement person have the authority to issue a notice of parking violation when the parking violation is committed in the person’s presence.
D. If any vehicle is found parked, standing or stopped in violation of this chapter or otherwise violates the provisions of this chapter, the officer finding the vehicle shall take its license number and may take any other information displayed on the vehicle which may identify its user, and shall conspicuously affix to the vehicle a notice of parking violation. A notice of parking violation represents a determination that a parking violation has been committed. The determination will be final unless contested as provided in this chapter.
E. The police officers and parking enforcement person in charge of the enforcement of the parking regulations of the City shall, and are authorized to, mark such vehicles parked, standing or stopped from time to time to aid in the enforcement of this chapter. Such mark shall be by chalk upon the tires of said vehicles or by some other convenient method but will not be injurious to or damage such vehicle. The marks so placed shall not be interfered with, concealed, obliterated or erased by any person other than a police officer or parking enforcement person, while the same shall remain parked or standing at the place where so marked. It shall constitute a parking violation to interfere with, conceal, obliterate or erase any mark in violation of this section.