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Record No: CB 118997    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118997
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 7/10/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125344
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the City's traffic code; amending Sections 11.30.120, 11.50.250, 11.55.340, 11.56.025, 11.60.130, 11.60.180, and 11.60.200 of the Seattle Municipal Code; adding Sections 11.58.009 and 11.84.490 to the Seattle Municipal Code; and repealing Sections 11.84.460 and 11.84.480 of the Seattle Municipal Code to conform the Seattle Municipal Code with changes in state law and make technical corrections.
Sponsors: M. Lorena González
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ordinance 125344, 3. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the City's traffic code; amending Sections 11.30.120, 11.50.250, 11.55.340, 11.56.025, 11.60.130, 11.60.180, and 11.60.200 of the Seattle Municipal Code; adding Sections 11.58.009 and 11.84.490 to the Seattle Municipal Code; and repealing Sections 11.84.460 and 11.84.480 of the Seattle Municipal Code to conform the Seattle Municipal Code with changes in state law and make technical corrections.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 11.30.120 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 124302, is amended as follows:
11.30.120 Redemption of impounded vehicles ((.))
Vehicles impounded by the City shall be redeemed only under the following circumstances:
A. The vehicle may be redeemed only by the following persons or entities: the legal owner; the registered owner; a person authorized in writing by the registered owner; the vehicle's insurer or a vendor working on behalf of the vehicle's insurer; a third-party insurer that has a duty to repair or replace the vehicle, has obtained consent from the registered owner or the owner's agent to move the vehicle, and has documented that consent in the insurer's claim file, or a vendor working on behalf of a third-party insurer that has received such consent; a person, who is known to the registered or legal owner of a motorcycle or moped, as each are defined in Chapter 11.14, that was towed from the scene of an accident, may redeem the motorcycle or moped as a bailment in accordance with chapter 46.55 RCW, as amended by Chapter 152, Section 4, Laws of 2017, while the registered or legal owner is admitted as a patient in a hospital due to the accident; provided, however, that at all times the registered owner must be granted access to and may reclaim possession of the vehicle. For the purposes of this subsection 11.30.120.A, "owner's agent" means the legal...

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