10.20.070 Owner of vehicle presumed responsible for violations.
A. It shall be presumed that the registered owner of a vehicle that is found to be stopped, parked or standing in violation of this chapter has been so operated by its registered owner, the vehicle to which a citation pertains being a public nuisance for which the registered owner holds legal responsibility.
B. The presumption in subsection (A) of this section may be rebutted by the registered owner of the vehicle presenting satisfactory evidence that another person had been assigned the title to the vehicle before the date of the violation, in which case it shall be presumed that the person holding title to the vehicle so operated the vehicle.
C. The presumption in subsection (A) or (B) of this section may be rebutted by the registered owner or title holder, respectively, presenting satisfactory evidence that another person operated the vehicle at the time of the violation. (Ord. 03-46 § 4, 2003)