It appears in your pictures as though the space is prominently outlined in blue (indicating you knew or should have known you were in a handicapped space) and while you may have an argument that the building is not "up to code" this has little to do with your success in determining whether or not you were illegally parked.
Fight it, would be my choice. Request a hearing and take the chance of it being totally dismissed. Take pictures with you to the hearing. It doesn't matter if it is a judge or a hearing officer. If the officer does not show up the case can be dismissed, if he does show up you can argue that the space was not in compliance with what is required for a legal handicap parking spot. Doesn't there have to be that wheelchair handicapped marking on the ground also?
R. Jason de Groot, Esq., 386-337-8239
I would fight it. You have some good issues and fighting it is the only way get get the ticket dismissed. Sometimes you win the hearing, sometimes the officer does not show and sometimes the officer agrees with withdraw the ticket. You have no chance of beating the ticket if you pay it and admit guilt.