Any city or county ordinance regulating parking under this article shall require:
1. That uncontested payment of parking citation penalties be collected and accounted for by a local administrative official or officials who shall be compensated by the locality or by a private management company under contract with the locality;
2. That contest by any person of any parking citation shall be certified on an appropriate form, to the appropriate district court, by such official or officials; and
3. That the local administrative official or officials shall cause complaints, summons, or warrants to be issued for delinquent parking citations.
Every action to collect unpaid parking citation penalties imposed for violation of a city or county ordinance regulating parking under this article shall be commenced within three years of the date upon which such penalty became delinquent.
1974, c. 403, § 46.1-254.1; 1975, c. 440; 1977, c. 671; 1980, c. 355; 1989, c. 727; 1995, c. 459; 2014, c. 563.