Towing Permit

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95-20 TOWING FROM PRIVATE OR PUBLIC PARKING LOTS

No person shall tow or caused to have towed an unauthorized motor vehicle form a private or public parking lot as heretofore defined unless the following requirements have been complied with:

  1. A towing permit shall have been obtained for the premises from the City Clerk, and an annual fee of Two Hundred and Fifty ($250.00) Dollars has been paid to the City of Yonkers for each permit.

  2. A sign of minimum dimensions of 3' x 3' shall be conspicuously posted at each entrance and exit to the parking lot, and wherever else the Police Commissioner deems necessary. Each sign must contain the following information:

    1. Statement that any car parked without authorization on the premises shall be towed at the owner’s expense.
    2. The towing fee to be charged, not to exceed $50.00
    3. The per diem storage fee charged, not to exceed $15.00 per 24 hour period.
    4. Permit number
    5. Name/address and telephone number of where motor vehicle can be claimed.

  3. Only a person licensed by the City of Yonkers may tow said vehicle from said premises.

  4. The charge for towing and storage shall not exceed the maximum permitted charges as provided by this chapter.

  5. It shall be unlawful for a licensed tower to tow from a private or public parking lot unless a permit has been issued to said premises.

  6. No permit issued hereunder shall be transferred to another premises.

  7. The Yonkers Parking Authority, one-family, and two-family residential properties are exempt from this section

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