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File #: 19-0431    Version: 0 Name: Towing - Licensing and Regulation
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 8/19/2019 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Towing - Licensing and Regulation For the purpose of consolidating the licensing and regulation of towing services in Baltimore City under one administrative body; defining certain terms; establishing the Board of Towing to regulate certain towing services in Baltimore City; requiring a license to perform certain towing services; specifying certain towing services that require additional certification; establishing certain standards of operation; prohibiting certain conduct; imposing certain penalties; allowing for licensure sanctions in certain situations; establishing a hearing process for licensure discipline; allowing for appeals in certain situations; and generally relating to the licensing and regulation of towing services in Baltimore City.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Zeke Cohen, Bill Henry, Kristerfer Burnett, John T. Bullock, Mary Pat Clarke
Indexes: Licensing, Regulation, Towing
Attachments: 1. 19-0431 - 1st Reader, 2. Parking 19-0431, 3. ECB 19-0431
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill ___


Introduced by: Councilmember Dorsey

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Towing - Licensing and Regulation
For the purpose of consolidating the licensing and regulation of towing services in Baltimore City under one administrative body; defining certain terms; establishing the Board of Towing to regulate certain towing services in Baltimore City; requiring a license to perform certain towing services; specifying certain towing services that require additional certification; establishing certain standards of operation; prohibiting certain conduct; imposing certain penalties; allowing for licensure sanctions in certain situations; establishing a hearing process for licensure discipline; allowing for appeals in certain situations; and generally relating to the licensing and regulation of towing services in Baltimore City.
Body

BY repealing

Article 15. Licensing and Regulation

Subtitle 22. Towing Services - Trespass Towing, in its entirety
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

BY repealing

Article 31. Transit and Traffic
Subtitle 22. Towing Services - Accident Towing, in its entirety
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)





BY adding

Article 15. Licensing and Regulation
Section(s) 22-1 to 22-46, to be under the new subtitle, “Subtitle 22. Towing”
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

BY repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments

Article 1 - Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies
Section(s) 40-14(e)(2), 41-14(1), and 41-14(4)
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That City Code Article 15, Subtitle 22 {“Towing Services - Trespass Towing”} and City Code Article 31, Subtitle 22 {“Towing Services - Accident Towing”}, are repealed, in their entireties.

Section 2. And be it further orda...

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