City of Hazelwood, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1997 §18.130]
The City shall provide books containing uniform traffic tickets as prescribed by Supreme Court Rule. Said books shall include serially numbered sets of citations in the form prescribed by the Supreme Court.
Such books shall be issued to the Chief of Police or his duly authorized agent and shall maintain a record of every book so issued and shall require a written receipt for every such book.
The Chief of Police shall be responsible for the issuance of such books to individual members of the Police Department. The Chief of Police shall require a written receipt for every book so issued and shall maintain a record of every such book and each set of citations contained therein.
[CC 1997 §18.131]
Except when authorized or directed under State law to immediately take a person before the Municipal Judge for the violation of any traffic laws, a Police Officer who halts a person for such violation other than for the purpose of giving him a warning or warning notice and does not take such person into custody under arrest, shall issue to him a uniform traffic ticket which shall be proceeded upon in accordance with Supreme Court Rule No. 37.
[CC 1997 §18.132]
Whenever any motor vehicle without driver is found parked or stopped in violation of any of the restrictions imposed by ordinance of the City or by State law, the officer finding such vehicle shall take its registration number and may take any other information displayed on the vehicle which may identify its user, and shall conspicuously affix to such vehicle a parking ticket for the driver to answer to the charge against him within five (5) days during the hours and at a place specified in the traffic ticket.
[CC 1997 §18.133]
If a violator of the restrictions on stopping, standing or parking under the traffic laws or ordinances does not appear in response to a ticket affixed to such motor vehicle within a period of five (5) days, the Traffic Violations Bureau shall send to the owner of the motor vehicle to which the traffic ticket was affixed a letter informing him of the violation and warning him that in the event such letter is disregarded for a period of five (5) days a warrant of arrest will be issued.
Editor's Note—Ordinance no. 3101-99 §1, adopted September 1, 1999, repealed section 375.050 in its entirety. Similar provisions are now set out in ch. 395. Former said section derived from CC 1997 §18.134 and ord. no. 2094-88, 8-17-88. We have left this section reserved for the city's future use.