A. Short Title. Sections 7.24.010 through 7.24.100 will be known as the PPI (Private Property Impound) Code.
B. Purpose. The purpose of the PPI Code is to require that towing from private parking facilities be performed safely and at a reasonable price. Because towing from private parking facilities affects city residents and visitors, regulation is necessary to ensure that the public safety and convenience are protected.
C. Conformity to State Laws. The PPI Code should be construed in conformity with the laws and regulations of the State of Oregon Motor Vehicle Coderegarding towing from private property. The Director shall have authority to adopt administrative rules in accordance with the State of Oregon Motor Vehicle Code.
D. Savings Clause. If any provision of the PPI Code is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such holding shall not affect the validity, legality and enforceability of any other provision of the PPI Code.