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Record #: O2019-1426   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 3/13/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-92-100 regarding disposal of impounded unclaimed motor vehicles
Sponsors: Dowell, Pat
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 92 Impounding & Relocation of Vehicles
Attachments: 1. O2019-1426.pdf
Related files: R2019-362


SECTION 1. Section 9-92-100 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

9-92-100 Disposal of unclaimed vehicles.
Whenever an impounded motor vehicle an abandoned, lo6t, stolen, or other impounded motor vehicle, or a vehicle determined to be a hazardous dilapidated motor vehicle pursuant to Section 11-40-3.1 ofthe Illinois Municipal Code, remains unclaimed by the registered owner, lienholder^ or other person legally entitled to possession for a period of 18 days after notice has been given pursuant to Section 9-92-070(a) or (b), if, during that 18-day period, the department Department of police Police or department Department of streets Streets and sanitation Sanitation has sent an additional notice by first class mail to the registered owner, lienholder, or other legally entitled person, the superintendent Superintendent of police Police or commissioner Commissioner of streets Streets and sanitation Sanitation shall authorize the disposal or other disposition of such unclaimed vehicles as provided in this section; provided, however, that the registered owner may request from the department Department of streets Streets and sanitation Sanitation one extension of 15 days before a vehicle is sold or otherwise disposed of. The department Department of streets Streets and sanitation Sanitation shall honor such request and shall not sell or otherwise dispose of a vehicle during the 15-day extension period.
Impounded motor vehicles which remain unclaimed after notice has been provided pursuant to Section 9-92-070 shall be disposed, pursuant to the provisions of the -Municipal Purchasing Act for cities of 500,000 or more population", as referenced in Section 2-92-010, to a person licensed as an automotive parts recycler, rebuilde^ or scrap processor under Chapter 5 of the Illinois Vehicle Code; provided, h...

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