(A)   A person commits an offense if the person removes a motor vehicle owned by another from private property without express written or verbal consent of the owner of the property and does not notify the City Police Department prior to removing the vehicle. The information to be provided in such notification shall include:
      (1)   The date, time, and location of the removal;
      (2)   The physical description and license or registration number of the vehicle;
      (3)   The name of the permit holder that performs the removal; and
      (4)   The storage location of the vehicle.
   (B)   For purposes of this section, the removal of a vehicle from private property without the consent of the vehicle’s owner is a nonconsent tow.
   (C)   A police officer shall issue a tow slip to a tow truck removing a motor vehicle from private property.
   (D)   A motor vehicle owned by another can be removed from private property if the motor vehicle has remained on private property without the consent of the owner or person in charge of the property for more than 48 hours; or if the private property is a parking facility as defined in the Tex. Trans. Code § 684.001, the operator or owner leaves a motor vehicle unattended on the parking facility in violation of Tex. Trans. Code §§ 684.011, 684.012, or 684.0125.
(Ord. 17-1017, passed 10-17-2017)  Penalty, see § 91.99