ORDINANCE NO. BL2006-1094
An ordinance increasing the Police Department Impound Lot (tow-in lot) storage fees, and amending Sections 6.80.550 and 12.72.040 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws.
Whereas, Chapter 12.72 of the Metropolitan Code establishes a tow-in lot ("Impound Lot") under the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Police Department, and provides that storage fees shall be as set forth in the Code; and,
Whereas, Section 12.72.080 of the Metropolitan Code provides for an exemption from fees for owners of stolen vehicles who had previously reported their vehicles to be stolen, and who claim their vehicles within twenty-four hours after being notified by the Police Department, which exemption is intended to continue in effect, unaltered by this ordinance; and
Whereas, in order to more fully recover the costs incurred by the Metropolitan Government in operating the Impound Lot, additional fees must be imposed.
Now, therefore, be it enacted by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:
Section 1. That Section 6.80.550 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws shall be and the same is hereby amended by deleting subsection (A)(4) in its entirety.
Section 2. That Section 6.80.550 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws shall be and the same is hereby amended by deleting subsection (C)(2) in its entirety and substituting therein a revised subsection (C)(2), stating in full:
A fee of $105 shall be charged for recovery of a vehicle submerged in water.
A flat fee of $200 (two hundred dollars) per item stored shall be charged, in addition to a daily charge as set forth herein. However, there shall be no storage charge whatsoever imposed for an item stored two hours or less, and daily fees for the second day of storage will not accrue until the item has been held on the lot for at least twenty-six hours.
a. Motorcycle or ATV $10
b. Mower, trailer, or miscellaneous equipment $10
c. Automobile $15
d. Tractor $20
e. Motor home, no more than 26 feet in length $25
f. Motor home, more than 26 feet in length $30
g. Tractor-trailer, commercial bus, or house trailer $30
h. Boat, less than 19 feet in length $15
i. Boat, at least 19 feet but no more than 26 feet in length $25
j. Boat, more than 26 feet in length $30
Section 3. That Section 12.72.040 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws shall be and the same is hereby amended by deleting its contents in their entirety, and substituting therein "Charges for towing and storage of vehicles shall be made in accordance with Section 6.80.550 of the Metropolitan Code."
Section 4. That the aforedescribed fees shall take effect beginning July 1, 2006.
Section 5. That this Ordinance shall take effect from after its final passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Amanda McClendon
Ordinance No. BL2006-1094
I move to amend Ordinance No. BL2006-1094 as follows:
1. By deleting Section 2 in its entirety and replacing it with, "That Section 6.80.550 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws shall be and the same is hereby amended by creating a new subsection (C)(4) that states in full:
In addition to the daily storage fees set forth above, a storage fee of $200 (two hundred dollars) per item stored at the Police Department Impound Lot shall be charged by the Metropolitan Government. This $200 fee is not a daily fee, and is not increased by the duration of the time the item is stored."
Sponsored by: Amanda McClendon
|Introduced:||June 6, 2006|
|Passed First Reading:||June 6, 2006|
& Finance Committee
Public Safety Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||June 20, 2006|
|Deferred to July 18, 2006:||June 27, 2006|
|Amended:||July 18, 2006|
|Passed Third Reading:||July 18, 2006|
|Approved:||July 19, 2006|