ABANDONED AUTO INTER-BUREAU REFERRALS
Administrative Rule Adopted by Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Any vehicle that remains in the public rights-of-way for more than 24 hours and one or more of the following conditions exist:
- The vehicle does not have a lawfully affixed, unexpired registration plate.
- The vehicle appears to be inoperative or disabled.
- The vehicle appears to be wrecked, partially dismantled or junked.
Summary of Standards:
Bureau of Transportation, Parking Patrol Division, Abandoned Auto Section has the responsibility for Abandoned Autos. Neighborhood Inspections is responsible for Disabled Vehicles on Private Property.
If Neighborhood Inspections tags a vehicle as being disabled under Title 29, and that vehicle is subsequently moved to the street (not adjacent to the property where the vehicle was tagged), Neighborhood Inspections will notify Abandoned Auto the street location of the vehicle when tagged, and the vehicle may be towed without further notification.
If the vehicle is moved to the street adjacent to the property where it was originally tagged, is still visibly disabled, Neighborhood Inspections may tow the vehicle without further notice.
Previously published as ONI Policy Number C-5-1.
Effective September 1, 2004
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 30, 2004