(A)   Whenever a police officer has reason to believe that a motor vehicle is subject to seizure and impoundment pursuant to this subchapter, the police officer shall provide for the towing of the motor vehicle to a facility approved by the city. This subchapter shall not apply if the motor vehicle used in the violation was stolen at the time and the theft was reported to the appropriate police authorities within 24 hours after the theft was discovered or reasonably should have been discovered.
   (B)   The police officer shall notify any person identifying himself as the owner of the motor vehicle or any person who is found to be in control of the motor vehicle at the time of the alleged violation, if there is such a person, of the fact of the seizure and of the motor vehicle owner’s right to an administrative hearing to be conducted under this section.
(1999 Code, § 70.77)  (Ord. 3653, passed 1-4-2010; Ord. 3743, passed 2-6-2012)