If not claimed within 72 hours, it shall be the duty of the Town Clerk to notify the owner of a stored vehicle in writing, by registered mail, return receipt requested, of the fact that the vehicle has been stored and the place of storage, setting forth the reason for its storage and that the vehicle will be released to him or her upon payment of the charges against it incident to its storage (including towing and storage charges and the cost of notifying the owner, and the fine and costs, if any, for a traffic violation). If the vehicle is registered in this or any other state, the registered owner thereof, as shown by the records of the state of its registration, shall be deemed to be the owner of the vehicle and the mailing of the required notice to the registered owner at the address shown on those records shall be deemed sufficient notification.
(Ord. passed 11-1-1971)