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Whenever any bicycle is operated by any minor under the age of eighteen (18) years in violation of the provisions of this Traffic Code, such bicycle may be impounded by any police officer in any vehicle pound established under authority of Section 405.01. When any bicycle has been impounded, written notice or personal service shall be made forthwith by the officer in charge of such pound to a parent or guardian of the licensee of such bicycle. The bicycle so impounded shall be surrendered to a parent or guardian of such minor after payment of any impounding charge and a full explanation to the parent or guardian of the reason for seizing the bicycle. When any impounded bicycle is not redeemed within three (3) days after mailing of notice or personal service, a charge of twenty-five cents ($0.25) per day but not to exceed one dollar ($1.00) shall be made by the officer in charge of the pound and collected by the Clerk of the Municipal Court for such impounding.
(Ord. No. 1684-76. Passed 6-29-76, eff. 7-6-76)