2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-1221 - Authority of county to regulate parking on county-owned or leased property or on county highways; p...

46.2-1221. Authority of county to regulate parking on county-owned orleased property or on county highways; parking meters; presumption as toviolation of ordinances.

The governing body of any county may, by ordinance, provide for theregulation of parking on county-owned or leased property and may prohibitparking within fifteen feet of any fire hydrant or in any way obstructing afire hydrant.

In any prosecution charging a violation of the ordinance or regulation, proofthat the vehicle described in the complaint, summons, parking ticketcitation, or warrant was parked in violation of the ordinance or regulation,together with proof that the defendant was at the time the registered ownerof the vehicle, as required by Chapter 6 ( 46.2-600 et seq.) of this title,shall constitute in evidence a prima facie presumption that the registeredowner of the vehicle was the person who committed the violation.

(1962, c. 121, 46.1-252.1; 1966, c. 712; 1975, c. 560; 1976, c. 74; 1978,cc. 182, 202, 424; 1985, c. 244; 1989, c. 727; 1991, c. 219; 1994, c. 218;1995, c. 66.)

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