(A)   A motor vehicle, operated with the permission, express or implied, of the owner of record, shall be declared a public nuisance and subject to seizure and impoundment under this section where such motor vehicle is used in the commission of any of the violations set forth in this section or when the commission of any of the violations set forth in this section makes impoundment of the motor vehicle reasonably necessary as a community care taking function so that the motor vehicle does not jeopardize public safety and the efficient movement of vehicular traffic.
   (B)   It shall not be necessary for criminal charges to be filed, prosecuted, and/or proven in order to demonstrate that one of the following violations has been committed:
      (1)   625 ILCS 5/6-303 (Driving while driver's license, permit, or privilege to operate a motor vehicle is suspended or revoked) as amended;
      (2)   625 ILCS 5/11-204 (Fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer), as amended;
      (3)   625 ILCS 5/11-501 (Driving under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds, or any combination thereof), as amended;
      (4)   625 ILCS 5/11-502(a) (Illegal transportation of alcohol by a driver), as amended;
      (5)   625 ILCS 5/11-503 (Reckless driving or aggravated reckless driving), as amended;
      (6)   625 ILCS 5/11-506 (Drag racing), as amended;
      (7)   625 ILCS 5/6-101 (Drivers must have licenses or permits), as amended; (a) except a person who had a valid driver's license that is expired for less than six months unless the person is also in violation of 625 ILCS 7/601 relating to mandatory insurance; (b) except a person who is less than 17 years of age operating a motor vehicle on any street or highway when in violation of the Child Curfew Act (720 ILCS 550/0.0 et seq.);
      (8)   720 ILCS 5/11-6 (Indecent solicitation of a child), as amended;
      (9)   720 ILCS 5/12-2 (Aggravated assault), as amended;
      (10)   720 ILCS 5/12-4 (Aggravated battery), as amended;
      (11)   720 ILCS 5/12-4.2 (Aggravated battery with a firearm), as amended;
      (12)   720 ILCS 5/12-4.3 (Aggravated battery of a child), as amended;
      (13)   720 ILCS 5/12-4.6 (Aggravated battery to a senior citizen), as amended;
      (14)   720 ILCS 5/16A-3 (Retail theft), as amended, when the value of the merchandise exceeds $150;
      (15)   720 ILCS 5/18-1 (Robbery), as amended;
      (16)   720 ILCS 5/18-2 (Armed robbery), as amended;
      (17)   720 ILCS 5/19-1 (Burglary), as amended;
      (18)   720 ILCS 5/19-3 (Residential burglary), as amended;
      (19)   720 ILCS 5/20-1 (Arson), as amended;
      (20)   720 ILCS 5/20-1.1 (Aggravated arson), as amended;
      (21)   720 ILCS 5/20-2 (Possession of explosives or explosive or incendiary devices), as amended;
      (22)   720 ILCS 5/21-1 (Criminal damage to property), as amended;
      (23)   720 ILCS 5/25-1 (Mob action), as amended;
      (24)   720 ILCS 570/401 (Manufacture or delivery of controlled substance), as amended;
      (25)   720 ILCS 570/401.1 (Controlled substance trafficking), as amended;
      (26)   720 ILCS 570/402 (Possession of controlled substance), as amended;
      (27)   720 ILCS 550/4(d) - (g) (Possession of any substance containing cannabis);
      (28)   720 ILCS 550/5 (Manufacture or delivery of cannabis), as amended;
      (29)   720 ILCS 550/5.1 (Cannabis trafficking), as amended;
      (30)   720 ILCS 550/5.2 (Delivery of cannabis on school grounds), as amended;
      (31)   720 ILCS 550/8 (Unauthorized production or possession of cannabis sativa plant), as amended;
      (32)   720 ILCS 5/24-1 (Unlawful use of weapons), as amended;
      (33)   720 ILCS 5/24-3.1 (Unlawful possession of firearms and firearm ammunition), as amended;
      (34)   720 ILCS 5/24-3.3 (Unlawful sale or delivery of firearms on the premises of any school), as amended; however, this subsection shall not apply when any of the exemptions set for in 720 ILCS 5/24-2, as amended, are met;
      (35)   720 ILCS 5/24-1.1 (Unlawful or possession of weapons by felons or person in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities);
      (36)   720 ILCS 5/11-14 (Prostitution), as amended;
      (37)   720 ILCS 5/11-14.1 (Solicitation of a sexual act), as amended;
      (38)   720 ILCS 5/11-15 (Soliciting for a prostitute), as amended;
      (39)   720 ILCS 5/11-15.1 (Soliciting for a juvenile prostitute), as amended;
      (40)   720 ILCS 5/11-18 (Patronizing a prostitute), as amended;
      (41)   720 ILCS 5/11-18.1 (Patronizing a juvenile prostitute), as amended;
      (42)   The motor vehicle is otherwise subject to seizure and impoundment pursuant to 720 ILCS 5/36-1, (Seizure) as amended;
      (43)   720 ILCS 5/24-1.2 (Aggravated discharge of a firearm), as amended;
      (44)   720 ILCS 5/24-1.2-5 (Aggravated discharge of a machine gun or a firearm equipped with a device designed or used for silencing the report of a firearm), as amended;
      (45)   720 ILCS 5/24-1.5 (Reckless discharge of a firearm), as amended;
      (46)   Any violation of a similar village ordinance as those set forth in this section; or
      (47)   Any other circumstances under which the vehicle may be towed pursuant to this chapter, the Police Department operating procedures, or the Police Department's administrative procedures.
(Ord. 14-02, passed 1-13-2014; Ord. 16-04, passed 3-7-2016)