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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 17.63 Parking Violations—Incapacitation of Vehicle by City

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Chapter 17.63
Parking Violations—Incapacitation of Vehicle by City

Sections:

17.63.010 Authority.
17.63.020 Unauthorized removal prohibited--Penalty for violation.
17.63.030 Administrative fee assessed in addition to towing or storage costs.

17.63.010 Authority.

In addition to the authority to remove parked vehicles as provided in Ordinance 60935 and codified in Section 17.56.030 et seq., any member of the Metropolitan Police Department and any designated employee or agent of the Office of the City Treasurer shall have the authority to incapacitate from movement under its own power any vehicle found within the City of St. Louis having four (4) or more previously issued parking violation notices that the driver, owner or person having charge of such vehicle has failed to answer or on which he has failed to appear. Such vehicles may also be incapacitated by any designated employee or agent of the Director of Streets when so authorized by any member of the Metropolitan Police Department or employee or agent of the Office of the City Treasurer.
(Ord. 64668 1, 1999.)

17.63.020 Unauthorized removal prohibited--Penalty for violation.

A. No person other than a member of the Metropolitan Police Department, the office of the Treasurer or the St. Louis City Towing Division shall tow or move the incapacitated vehicle, authorize the towing or moving of the incapacitated vehicle or remove the device used to incapacitate the vehicle.

B. Any person who enters a plea of guilty or is found guilty of a violation of this section shall be assessed a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisoned for a period of not less than Ninety (90) days or be subject to both a fine and imprisonment.
(Ord. 64668 2, 1999.)

17.63.030 Administrative fee assessed in addition to towing or storage costs.

Prior to the release of any vehicle incapacitated under the authority of this chapter, the driver, owner or person in charge of such vehicle shall pay an administrative fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) which shall be deposited in the Parking Trust Fund. This fee shall be in addition to any towing or storage costs which may be incurred.
(Ord. 64668 3, 1999.)


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