[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lawrence 2-13-1985 by L.L. No. 1-1985. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Tow truck operators, auto mechanics or garagemen, whether maintaining a place of business within or without the Village, must store and park all tow trucks and vehicles in connection with the use of tow trucks, including but not limited to disabled vehicles, upon the premises of such operator, whether such premises are enclosed or not, and no truck or disabled vehicles shall be permitted to be stored or parked on Village streets or parking lots.
[Added 6-12-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991]
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive along any street or bridge in the Village of Lawrence and solicit towing work. Solicitation of towing work by the operator or other occupant of a tow car while parked on any street or bridge is prohibited. A tow car operator shall not proceed to the scene of a disabled motor vehicle without having been requested or notified to do so by the owner or his authorized representative or the police. Responding to a call merely upon notification from unauthorized persons shall be considered in violation of this section.
[Added 4-13-1988 by L.L. No. 5-1988; amended 9-11-2002 by L.L. No. 5-2002]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine up to a maximum of $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.