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28-4839 - Report; vehicle abandoned in storage; violation; classification; disposition
28-4839. Report; vehicle abandoned in storage; violation; classification; disposition
A. A vehicle that is left in a public garage or parking lot for storage or parking more than ten days, that has not been left under a written contract of storage and that has not during that period been removed by the person leaving it is an abandoned vehicle. The party in possession of such a vehicle shall:
1. Report the vehicle on forms prescribed by the director of the department of transportation.
2. Submit the report to the director of the department of transportation.
3. Submit a copy of the report to the director of the department of public safety.
B. Except if the vehicle inspection prescribed in section 28-4834 is not completed within the prescribed time period due to no fault of the person, a person who fails to make the report to the director of the department of transportation and the director of the department of public safety at the end of five days after the ten day period forfeits all claims for storage of the vehicle and is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor.
C. A vehicle that is abandoned by being left in a public garage or parking lot as provided by this section shall be disposed of pursuant to sections 28-4841 and 28-4842.