CHAPTER 12-2400. TOWING AND IMMOBILIZING OF PARKED OR ABANDONED VEHICLES
§12-2401. Definitions. 
A device consisting of metal clamps or jaws and a
padlocking device, which when attached to the wheel of a motor vehicle, prevents
the vehicle from being driven.
(2) Delinquency Notice.
sent to the registered owner of the vehicle for which a parking ticket against
the license plate has been issued and has not been paid within the prescribed
period of time.
The City of Philadelphia or its designated
(5) Towing Zone.
Any area designated by the Council
of the City of Philadelphia, where parking is otherwise prohibited by law or
ordinance, from which parked vehicles shall be removed or towed by the Police
Department during designated hours; or any non-public street or area designated
by the Street Department as a tow away zone after certification by the Fire
Commission or Police Commissioner that the public safety, health and general
welfare require the prohibition of parking on such non-public streets or
Any automobile or other device in, upon, or by which any person or property
may be transported on a public highway.