[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hewlett Neck 12-2-1991 by L.L. No. 2-1991; amended in its entirety 1-5-1998 by L.L. No. 1-1998. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall operate any tow car or permit any tow car owned or controlled by such person to be operated upon any road, street or highway in the Village of Hewlett Neck without having then in force a tow car license issued by the Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, for the vehicle being so operated.
It shall be unlawful for any tow car owner or driver or any other person to remove a motor vehicle involved in an accident or otherwise disabled without written authorization signed by the owner or other representative of the owner.
Whenever a member of the Police Department is requested to provide assistance in obtaining a tow truck, the police officer shall provide the opportunity to the owner or operator to designate the person or establishment to tow said vehicle, except in cases when the police officer deems that the time of arrival may create a traffic hazard and in the case of an impound. The owner or operator shall thereafter be responsible for such fees and charges of the towing service.