Township of Hamilton, NJ
Mercer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Hamilton as Ch. 146 of the 1994 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fees — See Ch. 215.
Licenses and permits —  See Ch. 285.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 485.
[Amended 9-17-2008 by Ord. No. 08-056]
The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
AUTOMOBILE
A private passenger automobile of a private passenger or station wagon type that is owned or hired and is neither used as a public or livery conveyance for passengers nor rented to others with a driver, and a motor vehicle with a pickup body or a delivery sedan, a van or a panel truck or a camper type vehicle used for recreational purposes owned by an individual or by a husband and wife who are residents of the same household, not customarily used in the occupation, profession or business of the insured other than farming or ranching. An automobile owned by a farm family copartnership or corporation, which is principally garaged on a farm or ranch and otherwise meets the definitions contained in this section, shall be considered a private passenger automobile owned by two or more relatives resident in the same household.
BASIC TOWING SERVICE
The removal and transportation of an automobile from a highway, street or other public or private road or a parking area or from a storage facility, and other services normally incident thereto, but does not include recovery of an automobile from a position beyond the right-of-way or berm or from being impaled upon any other object within the right-of-way or berm. Basic towing service fees are for the first hour, any time over the first hour shall be prorated at one-fourth-hour intervals.
CRUISING
The driving of an unengaged wrecker to and fro along a public street in any fashion calculated for the obvious purpose of soliciting business along the public street.
GARAGE
A building where motor cars are sheltered, stored, repaired and made ready for use, and it is specifically intended not to include within the meaning of this definition a gasoline service station used principally for furnishing gasoline, oil, lubrication service and minor services for automobiles.
HEAVY DUTY TOW
Any vehicle weighing over 18,001 pounds GVW.
INSIDE BUILDING
A vehicle storage facility that is completely indoors, having one or more openings in the walls for storage and removal of vehicles, and that is secured by a locking device on each opening.
LIGHT DUTY TOW
Any vehicle weighing up to three-fourths ton GVW (passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, light trucks and vans).
MEDIUM DUTY TOW
Any vehicle weighing over three-fourths ton up to 18,000 pounds GVW.
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
An occurrence in which a private passenger automobile comes in contact with any other object for which the private passenger automobile must be towed or removed for placement in a storage facility. This includes all situations which are accidental as to the insured even if they were caused by the intentional acts of a perpetrator, where the perpetrator was not the insured or not otherwise involved with the insured.
OUTSIDE SECURED
An automobile storage facility that is not indoors and is secured by a fence, wall or other man-made barrier that is at least six feet high and is installed with a passive alarm system or a similar on-site security measure. The facility is to be lighted at night.
OUTSIDE UNSECURED
An automobile storage facility that is not indoors and is not secured by a fence, wall or other man-made barrier, and all other storage facilities not defined in this section as "inside building" or "outside secured."
PERSON
Includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint-stock companies, as well as individuals, and also includes all political subdivisions of this state or any agencies or instrumentalities thereof.
STORAGE CHARGES FOR TWENTY-FOUR-HOUR PERIOD
The maximum allowable amount to be charged by a storage facility for a twenty-four-hour period or fraction thereof. A new twenty-four-hour period begins at 12:01 a.m.
TOWNSHIP TOWER
A tower summoned by the Township to pick up disabled vehicles, other than a tower requested by the vehicle owner.
TOW VEHICLE
Only those vehicles equipped with a boom, winches, slings, tilt beds, wheel lifts or under-reach equipment specifically designed by its manufacturer for the removal or transport of private passenger automobiles.
TOW VEHICLE'S BASE OF SERVICE
The towing operator's principal place of business where the tow vehicle is stationed when not in use.
WINCHING
The process of moving of a motor vehicle by the use of the cable from a position that is not accessible for direct hook up by conventional means for loading onto a tow vehicle. Winching is not pulling a vehicle onto a tilt bed or carrier nor lifting a motor vehicle with a conventional tow sling. Winching fees are for the first hour, any time over the first hour shall be prorated at one-quarter-hour intervals.
WRECKER
A vehicle driven by mechanical power and employed for the purpose of towing, transporting, conveying or removing any and all kinds of vehicles ,which are unable to be and actually are not operated under their own power, from the place where they are disabled to some other place.
No person shall be authorized to be a Township tower without first obtaining a license from the Municipal Clerk.
[Amended 7-22-2009 by Ord. No. 09-022]
A. 
Applications for licenses issued under this chapter shall be made upon blank forms prepared and made available by the Municipal Clerk and shall state:
(1) 
The name, home address and proposed or actual business address of the applicant, and whether he is owner, lessee or bailee.
(2) 
The location, description and hourly availability of the wreckers owned or operated by the applicant.
(3) 
That the applicant uses the address supplied in Subsection A(1) as its operational business and that it will be properly staffed to allow retrieval of towed vehicles without undue difficulty to the public.
(4) 
That the applicant has available space for properly accommodating and protecting all disabled motor vehicles to be towed or otherwise removed from the place where they are disabled, and that the disabled vehicles will not be stored or allowed to remain on public property or Township streets or on property which is not zoned for such storage.
(5) 
That the applicant has not made multiple applications to Hamilton Township under secondary/multiple businesses in order to have multiple spots on the Hamilton Township towing list.
(6) 
A description of the vehicle for which the license is desired, including year, make, model, type, serial number of body and motor capacity, length of time the vehicle has been in use, and any other information which the Municipal Clerk shall deem necessary or proper to effectuate the purpose of this chapter and to determine whether the terms of this chapter have been complied with.
(7) 
The towing vehicle or vehicles described in Subsection A(6) are not being used by multiple towing operations/businesses and are available for use when called upon to tow for Hamilton Township.
B. 
The application shall have affixed thereto an affidavit by the applicant that all of the information given in the application is true and correct, and the application shall be submitted to the Municipal Clerk.
[Amended 7-22-2009 by Ord. No. 09-022[1]]
An application for a license under this chapter shall be accompanied by an application fee as set forth in Chapter 215, Fees, of the Township Code, payable to the Township. The fee is not refundable if an inspection of the vehicle has been made and no license is issued because of failure to comply with any of the requirements of this chapter or of any regulations set up under this chapter by the Municipal Clerk. If the application is approved, a portion of the license application fee, as set forth in Chapter 215, Fees, of the Township Code, will be applied to the license fee.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056; 7-22-2009 by Ord. No. 09-022]
A. 
Within seven days after receipt of an application as provided for in this chapter, the Municipal Clerk shall cause an investigation to be made of the applicant and of his proposed business operation and shall make or have made an inspection of the vehicle to be licensed. The Municipal Clerk may delegate the inspection of the vehicle to an independent person, not engaged in business in the Township, who shall be qualified by experience and training to make such inspection. He shall report to the Municipal Clerk whether the applicant complies with the requirements and standards of this chapter.
B. 
Upon completion of the investigation and inspection, the Municipal Clerk shall either refuse to approve the application or shall approve the application and classify the wrecker as either "light/medium duty" or "heavy duty," in accordance with the standards given in this chapter, and shall inform the applicant of the decision. If the application is approved, the applicant shall supply the Municipal Clerk with the insurance policies or certificates, as specified in § 468-14. Upon receipt of the policies or certificates, the Municipal Clerk shall make appropriate notations on the application. In the event of the denial of a license, the applicant may appeal to the Township Council. The decision of the Township Council shall be final.
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056]
The Municipal Clerk shall approve and classify an application for a license under this chapter only when the following requirements have been met:
A. 
That the public convenience and necessity will be served by the use of the vehicle for which the application has been made.
B. 
That the insurance policies as required in this chapter have been procured and supplied.
C. 
That the applicant and proposed operators are fit persons to operate and conduct a wrecker service in the Township.
D. 
That the requirements of this chapter and all other governing laws, statutes and ordinances have been met.
E. 
That the vehicle has been properly licensed and inspected by the state and has the necessary stickers affixed thereto. No vehicle shall be licensed as a wrecker which is using dealer's license plates or which has failed the state inspection.
F. 
That the wreckers to be used, on inspection, meet with the required minimum standards for a light/medium duty or heavy duty wrecker.
A. 
Towing services must be provided on a twenty-four-hour seven-day-per-week basis. All wreckers must be radio-equipped with a public service band frequency to facilitate prompt response. A citizen's band radio shall not be considered adequate for communications purposes.
B. 
All licensees must possess a cellular telephone and a pager with a capacity to be compatible with the Township system.
C. 
All licensees must maintain an office with regular business hours. The office shall be open a minimum of eight hours a day, five days a week. The schedule of hours shall be filed with the Municipal Clerk. Any change or amendment to the schedule of hours shall be filed with the Municipal Clerk within five days of the change.
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056]
The following minimum standards must be met for each class of wreckers.
A. 
Light/medium duty wreckers.
(1) 
A light/medium duty wrecker shall be able to handle all makes of passenger cars and small trucks up to one ton, such as pickup and small panel trucks. The garage from which a light/medium duty wrecker originates must be equipped with a portable car dolly. Each light/medium duty wrecker shall be equipped with the following:
(a) 
Dual rear wheels or equivalent.
(b) 
Power-takeoff-controlled winch with a minimum cable thickness of 3/8 inch or equivalent.
(c) 
Comparable weight equal to the vehicles to be towed, with a minimum of 10,000 pounds to a maximum of 31,999 pounds.
(d) 
A 1/2 inch safety chain. The lift chain and safety chain shall not be attached in any form or manner to the same part of the wrecker.
(e) 
Two double-faced rear flashing amber lights mounted high enough to be seen over the towed vehicle.
(f) 
A 360-degree rotating amber beacon light mounted over the cab.
(g) 
Lights meeting the following standard: All lights shall be of such candlepower and intensity as to be visible 1/4 mile away or shall be equal to the candlepower of the lights on Township police vehicles.
(2) 
Licensees shall own at least one flatbed truck for the removal of vehicles from roadways. A flatbed truck will be used when, in the opinion of the tower and the police officer on the scene, to tow the vehicle by conventional means would result in further damage.
B. 
Heavy duty wreckers. All wreckers classified as heavy duty shall be equipped with the following:
(1) 
Dual rear wheels.
(2) 
Manufacturer rating: gross vehicle weight of 32,000 pounds or more. The manufacturer's rating may be obtained from the factory where the truck originates. Other written evidence of gross vehicle weight may be accepted by the Township if verified.
(3) 
Power-takeoff-controlled winch with a minimum cable thickness of 5/8 inch.
(4) 
Two double-faced rear flashing amber lights mounted high enough to be seen over the towed vehicle.
(5) 
Lights meeting the following standard: All lights shall be of such candlepower and intensity as to be visible 1/4 mile away or shall be equal to the candlepower of the lights on a Township police vehicle.
(6) 
A three-quarter-inch safety chain. The lift chain and safety chain shall not be attached in any form or manner to the same part of the wrecker.
(7) 
Air brakes.
(8) 
Connecting air lines for connection with the air compressor and air brake lines of the towed vehicle.
(9) 
Detachable amber flashing lights for attachment to the rear of the towed vehicle.
(10) 
Two-speed rear axle and differential or dual transmission or five-speed transmission.
C. 
Number of trucks. In order to be qualified for a license, the tower must have at least the following number of trucks:
(1) 
Light/medium duty towing: one truck and one flatbed.
(2) 
Heavy duty towing: one truck.
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056]
Upon receipt of notice by the Municipal Clerk that an application for a license under this chapter has been approved and classified, and upon the payment of the license fee designated in § 468-10, the Municipal Clerk shall issue a license, designated "light/medium duty" or "heavy duty."
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056; 10-3-2001 by Ord. No. 01-033; 7-22-2009 by Ord. No. 09-022[1]]
A. 
The fee for a license under this chapter, for each light/medium duty operation only, shall be as set forth in Chapter 215, Fees, of the Township Code, per year.
B. 
The fee for a license for a heavy duty operation only shall be as set forth in Chapter 215, Fees, of the Township Code, per year.
C. 
The fee for a license for a combination light/medium duty and heavy duty operation shall be as set forth in Chapter 215, Fees, of the Township Code, per year.
D. 
The full amount due shall be payable before issuance of the license. If duplicates of a license are required, each duplicate shall be supplied for the fee set forth in Chapter 215, Fees, of the Township Code. All fees shall be payable to the Township.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056]
The license period for licenses issued under this chapter shall be a one-year period of time commencing September 1 of each year. No licenses will be issued between September 2 and August 31 of the following year.
The Township reserves the right to cancel any license issued under this chapter, with cause, upon 30 days' written notice. However, this shall not preclude the Township's right to cancel the license immediately after a hearing if the licensee fails to abide by the terms of the license. If the license is cancelled, the licensee will not have the opportunity to be reinstated until the term of license expires.
A. 
The tower shall be responsible for any damage occurring to a vehicle after he has taken possession and until the owner or his representative reassumes possession.
B. 
The tower shall carry insurance in the amounts specified in § 468-14.
C. 
All vehicles must be stored indoors or in an area protected by lighting and fencing to secure the safety of all vehicles. All fencing must be of chain link and six feet in height. A stockade fence in good repair may be used as an alternate.
D. 
The storage facility must be of sufficient size to accommodate at least 15 vehicles. The storage area must contain at least 4,000 square feet. This shall consist of outside storage only.
E. 
No satellite yards may be used to meet the requirements for storage.
F. 
All vehicles towed by the licensee must be stored at the approved storage yard or facility.
G. 
All yards must meet current zoning standards and comply with current municipal ordinances and state laws. This includes the licensee's office and attached property.
H. 
It is recognized by the Township that the licensee's yard is utilized for purposes other than the needs of the Township. However, the licensee will be required to keep available enough space to meet the prescribed license requirements.
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056]
A. 
A licensee under this chapter must deposit with the Municipal Clerk the following insurance policies or certificates of insurance, specifically naming the Township as an insured party:
(1) 
Garage keeper's policy. A garage liability policy covering fire, theft, collision and explosion in the amount of $75,000 per vehicle towed.
(2) 
Garage liability policy. A garage liability policy covering the operation of the licensee's equipment or vehicles for any bodily injury or property damage. This policy shall be in the amount of $750,000 minimum for light/medium duty tow trucks and $1,000,000 minimum for heavy duty tow trucks, combined single limit of liability.
B. 
Each policy required in this section shall contain an endorsement providing that 10 days' notice shall be given to the Municipal Clerk in the event of any material change or cancellation for any cause.
C. 
If any policy is changed so as to fail to conform with the requirements of this section, or if any policy on any wrecker is canceled for any reason, the Township shall notify the person responsible for the policy, and it shall be corrected or reinstated or replaced with a conforming policy within 10 days after the notice is received. Before the date of cancellation, the Township shall immediately suspend the licensee's license and shall pick up from the owner all indicia of license, including any stickers, cards, medallions or other means of identification.
A. 
The Chief of Police shall keep a register of the names of all those owning or operating wreckers accepted under the license provided for in this chapter, together with the license number and the description of such wreckers and the date and complete record of inspections made of them. This register shall be maintained by zones.
B. 
All drivers must obtain police identification cards and maintain a safe driving record.
The Township shall issue to each person requiring towing services a card, not less than four inches in width and not more than six inches in length, in such form as may be set by the Township, and providing notice of the service rates and conditions of employment under which such wrecker is operating, and a notice that, in case of any complaint, the Chief of Police shall be notified, with the license number of the wrecker being given.
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056; 9-17-2008 by Ord. No. 08-056]
A. 
Charges for the transportation, hauling or service of disabled vehicles by a tower under the license provided for in this chapter shall not exceed the rates set forth in Chapter 215, Fees, of the Township Code.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
Every operator of a wrecker shall give the customer a written notice listing the fee to be paid and the name and address of the tower. A copy of this notice shall be given to the police officer in charge or to the Chief of Police if no officer is present. If the driver is not available, the operator shall give the officer in charge or the Chief of Police two copies of the notice. The form of this notice must be approved by the Chief and will be printed at the expense of the tower.
A. 
There shall be an extra charge for crane service, to be determined by mutual consent of the licensee under this chapter and the owner or driver of the disabled vehicle or his agent.
B. 
Every operator of a wrecker shall give the customer a written notice listing the fee to be paid and the name and address of the tower. A copy of this notice shall be given to the police officer in charge or to the Chief of Police if no officer is present. The form of this notice must be approved by the Chief and will be printed at the expense of the tower. All disputes as to fares shall be determined by the Chief of Police. The police officer at the scene shall report any disputes to the Chief.
A. 
No person owning or operating a wrecker shall:
(1) 
While waiting for employment, stand at any public street or intersection or any public property without first obtaining the consent of the owner of the property.
(2) 
Seek employment by repeatedly and persistently driving his wrecker to and from in a short space in front of any disabled vehicle or by otherwise interfering with the proper and orderly process of traffic along the public highways.
(3) 
Permit or invite loitering within or near his wrecker.
(4) 
Solicit, demand or receive from any person any pay, commission or emolument whatever, except the proper fee for transporting the disabled vehicle in accordance with the schedule of service rates listed in this chapter.
(5) 
Solicit or attempt to divert prospective patrons of another wrecker, nor shall he solicit or divert prospective patrons of a given garage in the Township to any other garage.
(6) 
Intercept police calls by shortwave radio or obtain information as to the location of the scene of an accident or disabled vehicle by means of interception of police radio calls.
B. 
When the owner or driver of the disabled vehicle indicates a choice of a specific wrecker owner, that wrecker owner shall be called, and no tower shall be assigned from the list. No person shall respond to the scene of a disabled vehicle, except upon notification by the officer, for information as to the location of any accident or for soliciting the employment of the licensee's services, or give any gratuities, fees or other compensation or gifts to any member of the Police Division.
Every person licensed under this chapter shall record in a book kept solely for such purpose the details of each disabled vehicle towed, serviced or transported, together with full information concerning the details surrounding the hiring, the names of the owners of the towed vehicle and of the patron engaging him, and the charges paid for his services. The record book described in this section shall be open for inspection at all times by any duly authorized representative of the Township.
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056; 9-17-2008 by Ord. No. 08-056]
A. 
Licensees performing towing service for the Township or called by a police officer shall perform on a rotating basis. The rotating system is to be used in the assignment of wreckers in such areas when the owner or driver of a disabled vehicle declares or is unable to indicate any specific choice of a wrecker to remove the vehicle. When the owner or driver of the disabled vehicle indicates a choice of a specific wrecker owner, that wrecker shall be called, and no wrecker shall be assigned from the rotating list. No person shall respond to the scene of a disabled vehicle except upon notification by the officer in charge in Police Headquarters or upon request of the driver or owner of the disabled vehicle.
B. 
Such additional rules and regulations regarding the rotation of wreckers as may be promulgated under this chapter by the Municipal Clerk shall take effect immediately after service of a copy thereof on holders of all appropriate licenses for wreckers in the Township, which service may be made by addressing the copy to the licensees by ordinary mail at their last known address. If pursuant to the rules and regulations for rotation of wreckers adopted under this chapter the Police Division summons a wrecker to the scene of a disabled vehicle for the purpose of removing the vehicle, and the summoned wrecker shall arrive at the scene, the owner or driver of the disabled vehicle shall use the services of the summoned wrecker.
C. 
In the establishment of a rotation system of assignment of wreckers, separate lists shall be set up for light/medium duty wreckers, heavy duty wreckers, and abandoned vehicles. The assignment of a call from the heavy duty list of a heavy duty wrecker shall be in addition to, and not in limitation of, the rights of such heavy duty wrecker owner to participate on a rotating basis in the light/medium duty call list.
The Chief of Police shall establish reasonable rules and regulations for the inspection and operation of wreckers and for the design, construction, maintenance and condition of fitness for the safe conduct of the wrecker service business in accordance with the standards in this chapter. A licensee under this chapter shall maintain all wreckers in a condition of safety for the transportation and hauling of disabled vehicles. The Chief shall have the right at all times to inspect all such licensed wreckers and shall maintain a record, in writing, of the report of all such inspections. If at any time the Chief of Police shall deem the equipment inadequate or unsafe, he shall have the power to demand immediate correction, and if not corrected to the full satisfaction of the Chief, he shall then have the power to immediately suspend the license in the interest of protection of the public health, safety and welfare, after a due process hearing is had before the Chief of Police upon the nature and circumstances of the violation.
Any Township vehicle, whether located on or off the road, will be towed free of charge.
[Amended 2-7-2001 by Ord. No. 00-056; 9-17-2008 by Ord. No. 08-056[1]]
All vehicles found by the Police Division to be abandoned shall be towed to the licensee's storage facility. These vehicles will be towed at the rate set forth in Chapter 215, Fees.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Amended 9-17-2008 by Ord. No. 08-056; 7-22-2009 by Ord. No. 09-022]
A. 
A licensee under this chapter shall arrive at the scene of the accident within 25 minutes of the call for service, unless a longer response time is approved by the Police Division.
B. 
The licensee shall respond within one hour of being called by the Township to tow any Township vehicle, except that, if the Township vehicle is a Police Division vehicle, then the licensee shall respond within 1/2 hour (30 minutes).
C. 
If the tower on call is dispatched for a towing service and arrived on the scene of the accident within the specified response time, he shall be given the tow or paid the towing fee by the citizen, regardless of whether or not the citizen has subsequently requested another tower be dispatched.
D. 
If the licensee misses three calls within a thirty-day period, his license will be suspended for the duration of the license year. Written notification will be given by the Police Division for each miss. There will be no refund of licensee fees for suspended licenses.
E. 
If the tower is called by the police and the vehicle to be towed is started before the wrecker arrives, there will be no fee charged, and the tower will not be charged with a call but will receive the next tow call.
F. 
Refusal by the licensee/contract tower to respond to an abandoned vehicle or disabled Township vehicle request shall result in the licensee/contract tower being skipped for their next regular rotation call. Subsequent offenses of this section shall be addressed by the Clerk's office and the Chief of Police or his designee.
A. 
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by the penalties set forth in Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-2, Violations; penalties, of the Township Code.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
In addition to the penalty provided in Subsection A of this section, any license issued under this chapter may be revoked or suspended or renewal denied, after notice and opportunity to be heard in accordance with Chapter 285, Licenses and Permits, of the Code of the Township of Hamilton, for violation of the provisions of this chapter or of any rules and regulations established thereunder or for violation of the provisions of any federal or state law or any local ordinance, including but not limited to the Zoning Ordinance of the Township.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 550, Land Development.
C. 
If the licensee cannot, at any time, meet any provisions of this chapter, he shall inform the Municipal Clerk in writing. If in the opinion of the Municipal Clerk the licensee's failure to meet the specifications of this chapter was the fault of the licensee, he shall be liable for a fine of not less than $100 per day for each day any provision of this chapter was not met.
The Municipal Clerk shall make available all fee schedules and regulations applicable to towing for public inspection during normal business hours.
[Added 8-17-2011 by Ord. No. 11-028[1]]
A. 
A limit, per day, for the first 30 days of storage of a removed vehicle, whether said vehicle is owned by the Township of Hamilton or found abandoned by the police and towed at their direction and stored at a tower's facility, may be charged to the Township for the storage of the vehicle. The daily limit is included in Chapter 215, Fees.
B. 
A limit, per day, for the 31st day of storage and any day thereafter of a removed vehicle, whether said vehicle is owned by the Township of Hamilton or found abandoned by the police and towed at their direction and stored at a tower's facility, may be charged to the Township for the storage of the vehicle. The daily limit is included in Chapter 215, Fees.
C. 
A maximum limit per removed vehicle, whether said vehicle is owned by the Township of Hamilton or found abandoned by the police and towed at their direction and stored at a tower's facility, may be charged to the Township for the storage of the vehicle regardless of the duration of the storage. The maximum limit is included in Chapter 215, Fees.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).