3-56-135  Right to inspect.
   Members of the police department, parking enforcement aides or agents of the department of finance designated by the comptroller and investigators of the city clerk's office shall have the authority to enter the following places for purposes of ascertaining whether vehicles parked therein are in compliance with this chapter:
      (1)   any public garage, as defined in section 4-232-130;
      (2)   with respect to any accessory garage, as defined in section 4-232-130, that allots a percentage of parking spaces to the general public, all areas of such garage where vehicles of the general public may be parked;
      (3)   any parking lot that is open to pedestrian traffic.
   Nothing in this section authorizes any police officer or investigator to force, break or remove any lock or door in order to gain entry to any of the foregoing places.
(Added Coun. J. 11-12-03, p. 11505, § 2; Amend Coun. J. 11-16-11, p. 13798, Art. I, § 3)