Village of Sands Point, NY
Nassau County
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[Adopted 8-25-2009 by L.L. No. 4-2009]
A. 
When any vehicle is parked or abandoned on any street or publicly owned area within this Village during a snowstorm, flood, fire or other public emergency which affects that portion of the street upon which said vehicle is parked or abandoned, said vehicle may be removed by or under the direction of the Police Department.
B. 
When any vehicle is found unattended on any street or publicly owned area within the Village where said vehicle constitutes an obstruction to traffic, said vehicle may be removed by or under the direction of the Police Department.
C. 
When any vehicle is parked or abandoned on any street or publicly owned area within this Village where stopping, standing or parking is prohibited, said vehicle may be removed by or under the direction of the Police Department.
After removal of any vehicle as provided in this article, the Police Department may store or cause such vehicle to be stored in a suitable place at the expense of the owner. Such owner or person in charge of the vehicle may redeem the same upon payment, to the person with whom the vehicle is stored, of the amount of all expenses actually and necessarily incurred in effecting such removal and storage; provided, however, that no vehicle shall be released to the owner or operator of such vehicle without written authorization from the Police Department.
It shall be the duty of the Police Department to ascertain, to the extent possible, the owner of the vehicle or the person having the same in charge and to notify him of the removal and disposition of such vehicle.