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File #: 17-0029    Version: 0 Name: Unidentifiable Vehicles - Immediate Towing
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 2/27/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 8/14/2017
Enactment #:
Title: Unidentifiable Vehicles - Immediate Towing For the purpose of prohibiting the parking of unidentifiable vehicles on City streets; authorizing the immediate removal of unidentifiable vehicles parked on City streets; setting a certain penalty; and generally relating to unidentifiable vehicles.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Mary Pat Clarke, Robert Stokes, Sr., Bill Henry, John T. Bullock, Eric T. Costello, Brandon M. Scott, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Zeke Cohen, Kristerfer Burnett, Shannon Sneed, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Towing, Vehicles
Attachments: 1. 17-0029~1st Reader
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Dorsey


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Unidentifiable Vehicles - Immediate Towing
For the purpose of prohibiting the parking of unidentifiable vehicles on City streets; authorizing the immediate removal of unidentifiable vehicles parked on City streets; setting a certain penalty; and generally relating to unidentifiable vehicles.
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By adding
Article 31 - Transit and Traffic
Section(s) 31-12
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 31 - Transit and Traffic
Section(s) 36-3
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)


Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 31. Transit and Traffic

Subtitle 31. Clear Streets and Impoundment

ยง 31-12. Unidentifiable vehicles.

(a) Prohibited conduct.

It is unlawful for any person to park a vehicle or part of a vehicle on any street, lane, or alley if the vehicle:


(1) is not displaying currently valid registration plates; and

(2) has its VIN obscured so that it cannot be read from outside the vehicle.

(b) Removal of vehicles.

The Commissioner is authorized to cause any vehicle in violation of subsection (a) of this section to be immediately removed and impounded as provided in this subtitle.

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