(a)   Whenever any bicycle is operated by any person, including a minor in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, the bicycle may be seized by any member of the Police Department and impounded for a period of time not to exceed thirty days and shall be released upon order of the Chief of Police.
   (b)   A bicycle so impounded shall be surrendered to the parent or guardian after a full explanation as to the reasons for impounding the bicycle and after such reasons have been corrected by the parent or guardian. A complete record of all impoundings of such equipment shall be kept in the Police Department. (Ord. 12-77. Passed 7-25-77.)