6-12-3: DURATION:
   A.   Order For Release: Except as otherwise provided, any vehicle impounded under the authority of this Chapter shall be stored and held safely until an order for its release is received from an officer of the Traffic Violations Bureau or other proper police officer.
   B.   Payment Of Costs And Charges: The order of release of an impounded vehicle shall be conditioned upon the payment by the person to whom the release is issued of all impoundment costs and accrued storage charges assessed against the vehicle. (Refer to Appendix A following this Code.) (1988 Code § 15-1303)