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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 16 Vehicles and Tra Chapter 16.30 Towing & Disposition of Vehicles
16.30.730 Manner of Moving Vehicle.

(Amended by Ord. No. 165594, July 8, 1992.)

A. The City officer or employee ordering a vehicle to be towed may direct that the vehicle be towed and parked at any legal parking space on the public right-of-way at any storage facility designated by the City.

B. The City officer or employee is not limited to the City Tow Contract rotation and may enter into agreements with any towing or other firm for removing vehicles.

C. The City officer or employee ordering a vehicle to be towed pursuant to this Section will notify the Police Bureau of the location of the towed vehicle within 1 hour after the completion of the tow.

D. The costs of towing and storing the vehicle for a period not to exceed 72 hours will be paid by:

1. The City in the case of a tow requested by a City officer or employee, or

2. The permittee in the case of a tow requested by a permittee.

E. The owner of the vehicle may be charged a reasonable storage fee for the storage of the vehicle if the vehicle is towed and stored at a private storage facility and the owner fails to remove the vehicle from the private storage facility within 72 hours after the vehicle was towed.