4521.04 Establishing parking violations bureau.

(A)

(1) The legislative authority of a municipal corporation or township, by ordinance or resolution, may request the municipal court or county court having territorial jurisdiction over the municipal corporation or township to authorize the municipal corporation or township to establish a parking violations bureau to handle all parking infractions occurring within the territory of the municipal corporation or the unincorporated area of the township, including parking infractions that are violations of ordinances, resolutions, or regulations of other local authorities and that occur within the territory of the municipal corporation or the unincorporated area of the township.

(2) The legislative authorities of two or more municipal corporations, two or more townships, or one or more municipal corporations and one or more townships that are within the territorial jurisdiction of the same municipal court or county court may join together and, by ordinance or resolution, request the municipal court or county court to authorize the municipal corporations or townships to jointly establish a joint parking violations bureau to handle all parking infractions occurring within the territories of the municipal corporations or the unincorporated area of the townships that have joined together in making the request, including parking infractions that are violations of ordinances, resolutions, or regulations of other local authorities and that occur within the territories of the municipal corporations or the unincorporated area of the townships.

(B) A request made pursuant to division (A) of this section shall be filed with the clerk of the municipal court or county court. Upon the filing of such a request, the court shall authorize the municipal corporation or township that made the request, or the municipal corporations or townships that joined together in making the request, by journal entry, to establish a parking violations bureau or to jointly establish a joint parking violations bureau. Upon the grant of such authority by a court, the municipal corporation or township, or the municipal corporations or townships that joined together may establish the parking violations bureau or jointly establish the joint parking violations bureau.

Cite as R.C. § 4521.04

History. Effective Date: 01-01-1983