CHAPTER 12-1100. MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS AND PENALTIES
§12-1130. Vehicle Seizures. 
(1) Any police officer who discovers a vehicle upon any street of the
City which is not registered as required under 75 Pa.C.S.A. Section 1301, or
which does not display a registration plate as required by 75 Pa.C.S.A. Section
1332, or whose driver is not licensed as required by 75 Pa. C.S.A. Section 1501
or which is not covered by financial responsibility as required by 75 Pa.C.S.A.
Section 1786, may seize or otherwise immobilize the vehicle to render it
(2) Except as otherwise set forth in this section, the
procedures set forth in Chapter 12-2400 shall apply to the seizure or
immobilization of a vehicle pursuant to this Section.
(3) When an
impounded vehicle is returned to its owner, or any person on behalf of the
owner, such person shall sign a receipt for the vehicle after furnishing
satisfactory evidence of the person’s identity, ownership of the vehicle
(or agency on behalf of the owner), valid driver’s license, registration
and valid financial responsibility.