Sec. 14A-5-6. Impounding of abandoned carts.

(a) Identified Carts. The city, or a contractor, may remove and impound any abandoned identified shopping cart from any public or private property.
(1) The cart shall be marked with a tag indicating the date and location of its discovery and shall be stored for thirty calendar days at a location selected by the city that is reasonably convenient to the cart owner and is open at least six hours of each business day.
(2) Within twenty-four hours following the cart impoundment, the owner of an identified cart or his representative shall be given actual notice of the location where the cart may be claimed.
(b) Unidentified Carts. The city, or a contractor, may remove and impound any abandoned unidentified shopping cart from any public or private property.
(1) The unidentified cart shall be marked with a tag indicating the date and location of its discovery and shall be stored for thirty calendar days at a location selected by the city that is reasonably convenient to the cart’s owner and is open at least six hours of each business day.
(2) If there is any reasonably credible evidence on the cart of the name and address of its owner, within five business days following the cart impoundment, the cart owner shall be given actual notice of the location where the cart may be claimed. (Ord. No. 1435, § 3 (part).)