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File #: ORD. 2019-065    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/6/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/13/2019 Final action: 5/13/2019
Title: To amend City Code ? 27-219, concerning fines for parking violations, for the purpose of adjusting the fines for certain violations.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2019-065
Related files: ORD. 2019-041
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To amend City Code ? 27-219, concerning fines for parking violations, for the purpose of adjusting the fines for certain violations.
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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That section 27-219 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015) be and is hereby amended and reordained as follows:
Sec. 27-219. Parking violations; written notices; issuance of warrant or summons; penalty
for noncompliance.

(a) Every person receiving written notice of a parking violation, issued by a duly authorized law enforcement officer or agent of the City, may waive the right to appear and to be formally tried for the offense charged in the notice, upon payment of the fine set forth in subsection (b) of this section and specified in the notice. Payment shall be by check, draft or money order, and payment shall be made either:
(1) By presenting the notice and payment in person to the cashier, Parking Violations Section of the Department of Finance, within 15 days after the date on which the notice of a parking violation was issued; or
(2) By placing the notice and payment in the reply envelope to be provided with the notice, and mailing it to the cashier, Parking Violations Section of the Department of Finance.
If the notice and payment are mailed, the reply envelope must be postmarked within 15 days after the date on which the notice of a parking violation was issued.
(b) The following fines shall be imposed for parking violations when a person voluntarily waives the right to appear and be formally tried for the offense charged:
(1) Fine of $25.00.
a. Exceeding the time limit designated on signs, in violation of section 27-196 or 27-244.
b. Violation of parking meter provisions, in violation of section 27-245.
c. Parking improperly in a metered on-street parking space, in violation of section 27-245(c).
d. Parking improperly in a metered off-street parking area, in violation of section 27-245(d)....

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