(a)   For the purpose of locating stolen vehicles, a member of the Police Department may inspect any vehicle in the City of a type required to be registered under the Vehicle Registration Code of the State, in any repair shop, new or used car lot, automobile dismantler's lot, vehicle shredding facility, salvage pool or other similar establishment, and may inspect the title or registration of the vehicle in order to establish the rightful ownership or possession of the vehicle.
   (b)   A member of the Police Department may also inspect, for the purpose specified in subsection (a) hereof, implements of husbandry, special construction equipment and special mobile equipment in places described in subsection (a) hereof.
   (c)   Whenever possible, inspections conducted pursuant to subsection (a) or (b) hereof shall be conducted at a time and in a manner so as to minimize any interference with or delay of business operations.
(Ord. 1985-47.  Passed 7-1-85.)