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   (a)   A person commits an offense if he transports scrap tires in a vehicle within the city without:
      (1)   displaying a valid scrap tire transporter decal in a visible and conspicuous location on the rear of the vehicle;
      (2)   being listed as a transporter or authorized driver for the vehicle in the application for the vehicle’s scrap tire transporter decal that is on file with the director; or
      (3)   maintaining for inspection at any time a current manifest as required by Section 361.112 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, as amended.
   (b)   A person wishing to transport scrap tires in the city must apply for a scrap tire transporter decal on a form provided by the director for that purpose. A separate application must be made for each vehicle to be used to transport scrap tires. The application must be signed and verified by the applicant, be accompanied by a nonrefundable fee of $58, and contain all of the following information:
      (1)   The name, mailing address, county of residence, and telephone and facsimile numbers of the transporter and all authorized drivers of the vehicle.
      (2)   The year, make, model, vehicle identification number, and state registration number for the vehicle on which the tires will be transported, and proof that the vehicle is in compliance with state requirements for vehicle registration, vehicle inspection, and vehicle financial responsibility.
   (c)   A scrap tire transporter decal is not transferable from one vehicle to another.
   (d)   It is a defense to prosecution under Subsections (a)(1) and (a)(2) of this section that:
      (1)   not more than six scrap tires were being transported at the same time in the same vehicle; or
      (2)   the scrap tires were being transported from a point outside of the Dallas city limits to another point outside of the Dallas city limits, and the vehicle did not stop within the Dallas city limits for the purpose of loading or unloading any scrap tires. (Ord. Nos. 25635 ; 31332, eff. 10/1/19)