§ 405.10  Towing Preparation Fees
   (a)   The owner or other person claiming an impounded vehicle other than a commercial vehicle shall be assessed the following towing preparation fees in addition to the other fees and costs provided for in these Codified Ordinances:
      (1)   Three dollars ($3.00) for each fuse needed.
      (2)   Two dollars ($2.00) for removal of the transmission pin.
      (3)   A rate of seven dollars ($7.00) per quarter hour or fraction thereof in excess of one-half (1/2) hour for the preparation of the vehicle for towing, commencing at the arrival of the tow truck at the vehicle to be impounded, provided that any of the following circumstances exist:
         A.   When the vehicle is not on the traveled portion or berm of the roadway, such as over an embankment or in deep snow or mud; or
         B.   When it is necessary to separate vehicles or pull the vehicle from an obstruction; or
         C.   When it is necessary to right the vehicle on its wheels.
   (b)   The owner or other person claiming an impounded commercial vehicle shall be assessed the following towing preparation fees in addition to the other fees and costs provided for in these Codified Ordinances:
      (1)   Three dollars ($3.00) for each fuse needed.
      (2)   Seventy five dollars ($75.00) per dolly required.
      (3)   A rate of thirty-six dollars ($36.00) per hour or fraction thereof, and thereafter a rate of eighteen dollars ($18.00) per half hour or fraction thereof, per additional helper.
      (4)   Two hundred dollars ($200.00) for each rescue kit (air bags) per hour or fraction thereof to a maximum of one thousand two hundred dollars ($1,200.00).
(Ord. No. 578-89. Passed 6-19-89, eff. 6-28-89)