POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Mary Hull Caballero Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 14 Public Order Chapter 14B.40 Impoundment and Investigation for DUII
Chapter 14B.40 Impoundment and Investigation for DUII

14B.40.010 Impoundment.

A vehicle used by a person arrested in the City of Portland for the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants may be seized and impounded. The period of impoundment shall be sufficient to give the Bureau of Police a reasonable period of time to determine whether the person arrested has been previously convicted of or forfeited bail or security for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants in violation of the laws of Oregon or of any other jurisdiction, or has been previously convicted of or forfeited bail or security for murder, manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide or assault that resulted from the operation of a motor vehicle in Oregon or another jurisdiction. The vehicles of persons with such a criminal record are subject to forfeiture under state law.

14B.40.020 Investigation.

The Bureau of Police is authorized to initiate an investigation in pertinent state and national records databases for information relevant to making the determination described in 14B.40.010 and to compile that information in a readily accessible database.

14B.40.030 Administration and Fees.

The Bureau of Police is authorized to develop implementing procedures under this Chapter and to develop a fee structure which ensures that to the extent possible, the Bureau's costs and expenses in undertaking impoundment and investigation are paid by the person arrested for DUII, or other person or entity seeking to recover the vehicle.

Title 14 Public Order
Chapter 14A.10 Definitions
Chapter 14A.20 Procedures
Chapter 14A.30 Miscellaneous Acts of Misconduct
Chapter 14A.40 Interference With Persons And Sexual Misconduct
Chapter 14A.50 Conduct Prohibited on Public Property
Chapter 14A.55 Parade Event Marking
Chapter 14A.60 Weapons and Explosives
Chapter 14A.70 Gambling, Social Games, and Unlawful Amusement Games or Concessions
Chapter 14A.80 Minors
Chapter 14A.90 Illegal Firearms Use Hotspots
Chapter 14A.100 Regulations Governing the Safety and Conduct on Portland Streetcar, City of Portland Property
Chapter14A.110 Prohibited Conduct
Chapter 14B.10 Burglary and Alarm Systems
Chapter 14B.20 Drug-Free Zones
Chapter 14B.30 Prostitution-Free Zones
Chapter 14B.40 Impoundment and Investigation for DUII
Chapter 14B.50 Forfeiture
Chapter 14B.60 Chronic Nuisance Property
Chapter 14B.70 Short Term Motel Rental
Chapter 14B.80 Graffiti Nuisance Property
Chapter 14B.85 Graffiti Materials and Sales
Chapter 14B.90 Secondhand Dealers
Chapter 14B.100 Liquor License Recommendations
Chapter 14B.110 Amusement Devices, Games and Machines
Chapter 14B.120 Time, Place and Manner Regulation of Establishments that Sell and Serve Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 14B.130 Marijuana Regulatory License Procedure and Requirements
Chapter 14C.10 Police Duties to Inventory Property
Chapter 14C.20 Police Bureau Property/Evidence Division Duties
Chapter 14C.30 General Procedures and Authority of the Bureau of Police