§ 10.16.130  NOTICE GIVEN TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IDENTIFYING THE VEHICLE.
   Within five days after the date of removal of the vehicle or part thereof, notice shall be given to the Department of Motor Vehicles identifying the vehicle or part thereof removed.  At the same time, there shall be transmitted to the Department of Motor Vehicles any evidence of registration available, including registration certificates, certificates of title and license plates.  If the vehicle is removed from public property and is registered in California, and the owner is unknown immediate notification shall be given to the Department of Justice stolen vehicle system.  If the vehicle is removed from public property and is not registered in California, and the owner is unknown immediate notification shall be given to the Department of Justice stolen vehicle system and written notification to the Department of Justice if the vehicle is not returned to the owner after 120 hours.  If the vehicle is removed from private property and the owner is unknown written notification shall be given to the Department of Justice if the vehicle is not returned to the owner after 120 hours.
(Prior Code, § 10.16.130)  (Ord. 621, passed - -1993)