CHAPTER 14 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC.*
Article XIV. Towing Services Rotation List.
Sec. 14-14-2. Definitions.
"Chief" means the chief of police of the city. For purposes of this
article, "chief" also includes any appropriate designee of the chief of
"Department" means the city police department.
list" means the city’s list of towing operators who have filed an
application to participate in the rotation list and who the chief has determined
to be qualified to participate in the rotation list.
"Rotation list" means
the city’s list of towing operators who have been selected from the
eligibility list to be used by the department for the purpose of providing tow
truck service in accordance with the provisions of this article.
specifications" means the city’s rules and specifications for towing
services, drivers and vehicle storage facilities, which shall be promulgated by
the chief pursuant to Section 14-14-3.
"Tow" or "towing" means the act of
moving damaged or disabled vehicles, illegally parked vehicles, vehicles that
must be moved for safekeeping and evidentiary purposes, and abandoned, wrecked,
dismantled or inoperative vehicles constituting a nuisance.
means a motor vehicle that has been altered or designed and equipped for and
exclusively used in the business of towing vehicles by means of a crane, tow
bar, tow line, dolly or rollback carrier or is otherwise used to render
emergency assistance to disabled and other vehicles.
"Towing operator" means
any person, firm or corporation with a valid business license from the city and
engaged in the business of towing and storing vehicles in the city. (Ord. No.
1381, § 3 (part).)