9-92-030  Authority to impound or otherwise relocate vehicle.
   Members of the Police Department and employees of the Department of Streets and Sanitation, and employees of the Department of Aviation with respect to violations occurring at O'Hare International Airport, are authorized to issue a notice of parking violation and may authorize the removal of a vehicle from any public way to a City vehicle pound or authorized garage or other legal parking space in the public way under the following circumstances:
   (a)   When a vehicle upon any public way is so disabled as to constitute an obstruction to traffic and the person or persons in charge of the vehicle are by reason of physical injury incapacitated to such an extent as to be unable to provide for its custody or removal;
   (b)   When an unattended vehicle is unlawfully parked so as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to the normal movement of traffic;
   (c)   When an unattended vehicle is parked, stopped, or standing in violation of Section 9-40-060, 9-64-020; 9-64-050, 9-64-070, 9-64-100, 9-64-110, 9-64-120, 9-64-130(b), 9-64-140(b), 9-64-150(b), 9-64-160(b), 9-64-165(f), 9-64-170, 9-64-210, 9-80-080(a), or 9-80-130;
   (d)   When a vehicle has been abandoned or found to be a hazardous dilapidated motor vehicle in violation of Section 9-80-110;
   (e)   When a vehicle illegally occupies a parking meter space for more than 24 hours;
   (f)   When an unattended vehicle is parked illegally in an officially designated and marked “tow zone;”
   (g)   When a vehicle is in violation of any provision of the traffic code authorizing towing and impoundment for that violation;
   (h)   When a vehicle is subject to towing or removal under the Illinois Vehicle Code, the Criminal Code of 1961, or any other law;
   (i)   When towing or removal is necessary as an incident to an arrest.
(Added Coun. J. 7-12-90, p. 18634; Amend Coun. J. 9-1-99, p. 10503, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 12-12-01, p. 75777, § 5.7; Amend Coun. J. 12-4-02, p. 99026, § 5.3; Amend Coun. J. 11-5-03, p. 10746, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 12-2-09, p. 78837, Art. 15, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 11-21-17, p. 61755, Art. VIII, § 5)