a. In answer to a parking ticket or failure to appear notice, a person to whom a parking ticket or failure to appear notice was issued may:
(1) Admit the commission of the parking offense by payment of the fine and penalty due; or
(2) Deny liability and appear in court in accordance with the instructions on the summons or otherwise as provided by court rule.
b. A person to whom a parking ticket or failure to appear notice has been issued may answer by personal appearance or by mail in accordance with instructions on the summons.
c. A person who admits the commission of a parking offense shall, at the same time he submits his answer, pay the civil fine and any additional penalties established pursuant to local ordinance or regulation, which may be due for failure to answer within the time required.
L. 1985, c. 14, s. 6.