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Authority to Impound Vehicles


AUTHORITY TO IMPOUND VEHICLES

10.25.101

Members of the Police Department are authorized to remove, or have removed at their direction, any vehicle from any public or private way or place, under any of the circumstances enumerated, the City Council finding and determining that the vehicles under the circumstances are public nuisances. Any vehicle removed under the provisions of this Section may be taken to the City garage, to any lot other place designated by the Police Department, or under contract with the City, for the storage and maintenance of the impounded vehicle.

No action for the recovery of compensation for damages to or loss from any vehicle impounded under the provisions of this Code shall be maintained against the City when:

72 HOUR LIMIT

D. A vehicle is left parked in the same place upon a street, highway or alley continuously for a period of 72 hours, or when any vehicle is left parked upon a street fronting on a business zone area continuously for a period of 24 hours or more.

24 HOUR LIMIT

D. A vehicle is left parked in the same place upon a street, highway or alley continuously for a period of 72 hours, or when any vehicle is left parked upon a street fronting on a business zone area continuously for a period of 24 hours or more.

NO PLATES, EXPIRED PLATES, MIS-USE OF PLATES

G. The driver of a vehicle is reasonably suspected of using license plates or a license permit unlawfully, misusing the license plates or license permit issued to the driver, or a vehicle is driven or parked upon a street, highway or alley without proper license plates or license permit, or driven or parked with an invalid or expired license permit.