A. It shall be the duty of the police officers of the town, acting in accordance with the instructions issued by the Town Manager, in the event that a vehicle is found occupying a parking meter space, designed as provided in Section 158-29, to report:
1. The number of each parking meter which indicates that the vehicle occupying the parking meter space adjacent to such parking meter is or has been parked in violation of any of the provisions of this Article.
2. The state license number of such vehicle.
3. Any other facts, a knowledge of which is necessary to a thorough understanding of the circumstances attending such violation.
B. Each such police officer shall attach to such vehicle a notice to the owner or operator thereof that such vehicle has been parked in violation of a provision of this Article and instructing such owner or operator to report to the Town Hall of the town in regard to such violation.
C. Each such owner or operator may, within forty-eight (48) hours of time when such notice was attached to such vehicle, pay to the person in charge at Town Hall a penalty for and in full satisfaction of such violation, the sum of one dollar ($1.) for each hour, or fraction thereof, during which such vehicle occupied such parking meter space in violation of any provisions of this Article. The failure of such owner or operator to make such payment at the Town Hall within such forty-eight (48) hours shall render such owner or operator subject to a fine of five dollars ($5.) prior to trial of such violation.