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16.30.225 Towing with 24 Hour or 72 Hour Notice.

(Added by Ordinance No. 166947; amended by Ordinance Nos. 170923, 172788 and 179141, effective March 23, 2005.) 

A.  A vehicle may be towed 24 hours after notice of intent to tow has been affixed to or placed on the vehicle if the vehicle is an abandoned vehicle which is an immediate threat to the public health or safety because of its condition.

B.  A vehicle may be towed 72 hours after notice of intent to tow has been affixed to  or placed on the vehicle if the vehicle is an abandoned vehicle; or

C.  A vehicle may be towed 72 hours after notice of intent to tow has been affixed to or placed on the vehicle if the vehicle is in violation of 16.20.120 H or I or 16.20.170.

D.  Notice shall be mailed after tow as provided in 16.30.320.