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Clear Streets and Impoundment

This is Subtitle 31 of the Baltimore City Code, titled “Clear Streets and Impoundment.” It is part of Article 31, titled “Transit and Traffic.” It contains 74 laws.

Editor's Note: For provisions governing trespass towing services, see Article 15, Subtitle 22 {“Towing Services – Trespass Towing”}.
§ 31-1
Definitions.
§ 31-2
Liability of lessors and other registered owners.
§ 31-3 to 31-5
{Reserved}
§ 31-6
Vehicles obstructing traffic.
§ 31-7
Vehicles illegally parked, etc.
§ 31-8
Abandoned vehicles.
§ 31-9
Vehicles in accidents.
§ 31-10
Recovery of stolen, etc., vehicles.
§ 31-11 to 31-20
{Reserved}
§ 31-21
Impounding or immobilization authorized.
§ 31-22
Impoundment – Right to hearing.
§ 31-23
Impoundment – Notices; time for requesting hearing.
§ 31-24
Impoundment – Hearing.
§ 31-25
Immobilization – Notice on vehicle.
§ 31-26
Immobilization – Release on payment of booting fee, etc.
§ 31-27
Immobilization – Right to hearing.
§ 31-28
Immobilization – Notices.
§ 31-30
Immobilization – Subsequent acquittal on citations.
§ 31-31
Immobilization – Tampering prohibited.
§ 31-32 to 31-40
{Reserved}
§ 31-41
Auto pound.
§ 31-42
Employment of tow trucks.
§ 31-43
Notice and hearing – In general.
§ 31-44
Notice and hearing — exception.
§ 31-45
Inability to find owner or secured party.
§ 31-46
Reclaim by owner.
§ 31-47
Storage charges.
§ 31-48
Subsequent acquittal on traffic charge.
§ 31-49
Claim for missing property.
§ 31-50
Unclaimed vehicle.
§ 31-51 to 31-55
{Reserved}
§ 31-56
In general.
§ 31-57
Auction sales – In general.
§ 31-58
Auction sales – Dirt bikes, unregistered motorcycles, etc.
§ 31-59
Disposition of funds.
§ 31-60
Purchaser to obtain new title.
§ 31-61 to 31-65
{Reserved}
§ 31-66
Vehicles reported stolen.
§ 31-67
Impound for police investigation
§ 31-68
No violations under subtitle.
§ 31-69 to 31-70
{Reserved}
§ 31-71
“A” streets and areas.
§ 31-72
“B” streets and areas.
§ 31-73
“C” streets and areas.
§ 31-74
“D” streets and areas.
§ 31-75
“E” streets and areas.
§ 31-76
“F” streets and areas.
§ 31-77
“G” streets and areas.
§ 31-78
“H” streets and areas.
§ 31-79
“I” streets and areas.
§ 31-80
{Reserved}
§ 31-81
“K” streets and areas.
§ 31-82
“L” streets and areas.
§ 31-83
“M” streets and areas.
§ 31-84
“N” streets and areas.
§ 31-85
“O” streets and areas.
§ 31-86
“P” streets and areas.
§ 31-87
{Reserved}
§ 31-88
“R” streets and areas.
§ 31-89
“S” streets and areas.
§ 31-90
“T” streets and areas.
§ 31-91 to 31-92
{Reserved}
§ 31-93
“W” streets and areas.
§ 31-94 to 31-100
{Reserved}
§ 31-101
Mid-block pedestrian crossings.
§ 31-102
Fire houses; emergency vehicle parking area.
§ 31-103
Carpool parking.
§ 31-104
Fire lanes.
§ 31-105
Spaces reserved for disabled and helpers.
§ 31-106
Driveways, service drives, private ways.
§ 31-107
Car-sharing spaces.
§ 31-108
Passenger, freight, or valet parking zones.
§ 31-109 to 31-110
{Reserved}
§ 31-111
Severability.