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(A) It shall be the duty of the towing or storage company in possession of the motor vehicle to obtain documentation issued by the Police Department confirming compliance with foregoing requirements, and retain photocopies of that documentation in their files for a period of not less than six months following release of the motor vehicle. The foregoing information shall be made available to the authorities of the city for inspection and copying, upon their request, by the towing or storage company. The towing or storage company is prohibited from releasing any motor vehicle they may tow within the city until and unless they obtain documentation as aforesaid.
(B) The towing or storage company shall be entitled to receive a reasonable fee from the owner or person entitled to possession of any such motor vehicle prior to the release of the motor vehicle. The fee shall be to cover the cost of removing said motor vehicle and, in addition thereto, the cost of storage of said motor vehicle for each day or fraction thereof that said motor vehicle shall have remained stored.
(C) The fees in this section shall be in addition to any fee levied or assessed against the owner or operator of said motor vehicle by reason of violation of any ordinance or statute and any arrest which may have resulted from such violation.
(1999 Code, § 70.81) (Ord. 3653, passed 1-4-2010; Ord. 3743, passed 2-6-2012)