§12-2805. Notice of Violation.


(1) The Parking Authority shall, at any time within forty-five (45) days after learning of the name and address of the owner of the motor vehicle, send a notice by first class mail to the owner of the motor vehicle, and, if known, to the operator, at the address appearing on the registry of a state department of motor vehicles. The notice of violation shall inform the operator or owner: (i) of the parking violation charged, the time and date of the parking violation, and the amount of fines, costs and additional fees due; (ii) of the right to request a hearing; (iii) that a civil action may be commenced against the violator for failure to appear or pay the amount due; and (iv) of such other penalties as maybe authorized by statue, ordinance or regulation.

(2) Any notice permitted or required to be given under this Chapter shall be considered given when mailed by first class mail to the operator, if known, or to the owner at the address appearing on the registry of a state department of motor vehicles.

(3) Except as provided in subsection 12-2804(8), a person to whom a notice of violation has been issued shall answer within fifteen (15) days after the date the notice was issued.