The Police Department and the Code Administrator of the city shall be responsible for the administration and enforcement of this chapter. The Police Department shall be responsible for administering the removal and disposition of vehicles “abandoned” on the public streets and highways within the city, and on property owned by the city. The Code Administrator shall be responsible for administering the removal and disposal of “abandoned,” “nuisance,” and “junked” motor vehicles located on private property. The city may, on an annual basis, contract with Person County and/or private tow truck operators or towing businesses to remove, store, and dispose of abandoned vehicles, nuisance vehicles, and junked motor vehicles in compliance with this chapter and applicable state laws. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit the legal authority or powers of officers of the Police Department and Fire Department in enforcing other laws or in otherwise carrying out their duties.
(Ord. passed  - -17)