But if the owner didn't show up. Would you ticket the vehicle because it wasn't within the yellow lines/and or blocking two spaces?
Nope. I couldn't tell if it was or wasn't withint the lines.
If a vehicle is plated, with current village sticker from their town. And the car is in the same spot everyday. Would it be considered "abandoned"?.
The abandoned auto process takes time. In my town, and my previous town, we are to check to make sure it fits certain criteria (flat tire, broken windows, expired registration in addition to other stuff etc..) If it fits that, we write a warning citation, take photos of the veh condition, then check to see in a day or two if it has been moved or repaired. If it has not, an abandoned tow sticker is placed on it as well as an actual parking citation then we check back in 7 days. If the car is still in the same condition, we send out certified letters to the registered owners and lien holders advising them of the situation and to contact the PD or remove/repair the vehicle. If no contact is made and the vehicle is still in the same condition, it is photographed again and towed....the tow company holds on to it for whatever amount of time they can and then they try and locate the owner and then do whatever they do with it.
you can ticket the vehicle under numerous ordinances, eventhough, you don't have all the facts. So how can an enforcment officer write tickets based on assumptions? Or is there an agenda to writing tickets? Go to court and prove your innocent. But a lot of people will pay the ticket vs losing income from work. So your pleaing guilty because you have too.
An infraction should fit the ordinance....if it doesn't, the owner should go to court to contest it bc it's not fitting the ordinance. People shouldn't please guilty if they aren't. There is no agenda to writing parking tickets.....especially measly parking tickets...IMO. The officer goes on what evidence he has at the time to write the ticket.