Any unregistered bicycle which appears to be abandoned by the owner or is recovered by the police after being stolen, shall be removed by any member of the Police Department to a place in the City to be designated by the Chief of Police. Any person owning or entitled to possession of such bicycle so removed may thereafter obtain possession thereof by paying the Police Department a fee which shall be established from time to time by resolution of the City Council, kept on file by the City Clerk, and contained in Appendix A of the City Code, and registering the bicycle as provided in this division. It shall be the duty of any Police Department member collecting any such fee to issue a receipt therefor in duplicate, stating the make and serial number, if any, of the bicycle, together with the name of the owner or person entitled to possession thereof, one of which shall be handed to the person paying the same, and the other shall be filed in the office of the Chief of Police, and within 48 hours thereafter, the Chief of Police shall pay to the City Treasurer the amount so collected, taking the Treasurer’s receipt therefor and filing the same in the office of the Chief of Police.
(Ord. 894, passed 1-5-1950; Ord. 1853, passed 7-8-1965; Ord. 3412, passed 2-8-1999)