§ 71.02  PARKING, STOPPING OR STANDING.
    Whenever the City Director of Public Safety, his or her deputy, or any city police officer finds a vehicle parked, stopped or standing in violation of any provision of any ordinance of the city, that officer is hereby authorized to move the vehicle, or require the driver or other person in charge of the vehicle to move the same. The City Director of Public Safety, his or her deputy, or any city police officer is hereby authorized to remove the vehicle to the nearest garage or other place of safety under the circumstances hereinafter enumerated:
   (A)   When any vehicle is left unattended and where the vehicle constitutes an obstruction to traffic;
   (B)   When any vehicle is illegally parked so as to block the entrance to any private driveway and it is impracticable to move the vehicle from in front of the driveway to another point on the street or right-of-way;
   (C)   When any vehicle is found on a street and report has previously been made that the vehicle has been stolen or complaint has been filed and a warrant thereon issued charging that the vehicle has been embezzled;
   (D)   When the Director of Public Safety, his or her deputy or any such officer has reasonable grounds to believe that any vehicle has been abandoned;
   (E)   When a vehicle upon a street is so disabled that its normal operation is impossible or impractical and the person in charge of the vehicle is incapacitated by reason of physical injury or other reason to such extent as to be unable to provide for its removal or custody, or is not in the immediate vicinity of the disabled vehicle;
   (F)   When the Director of Public Safety, his or her deputy, or city police officer arrests any person driving or in control of a vehicle for an alleged offense and the Director of Public Safety, his or her deputy or police officer is by city chapter or other law required to take the person arrested immediately before a magistrate; and/or
   (G)   When, in the opinion of the Director of Public Safety, his or her deputy or city police officer, the vehicle constitutes a hazard, or interferes with a normal function of a governmental agency, or by reason of any catastrophe, emergency or unusual circumstance the safety of the vehicle is imperiled.
(2005 Code, § 8-3-2)  (Ord. 200728A, passed 7-28-2020)