2017 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 11 - Abandoned Motor Vehicles
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 40-11-3.2. Limited prohibition on towing vehicles within paid parking facility located within 500 feet of an establishment serving alcohol

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-11-3.2 (2017)
  • (a) It shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of a paid private parking lot or paid private parking facility located within 500 feet of an establishment which serves alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises to remove, tow, or immobilize or cause to be removed, towed, or immobilized a motor vehicle left in such lot or facility between midnight and noon of the following day. Nothing in this Code section shall prohibit the owner of such a parking lot or facility from charging a penalty not to exceed $25.00 in excess of normal parking fees for vehicles which remain on the property during such period without authorization. No owner or operator of such a parking lot or facility shall be liable for any damages to any motor vehicle remaining on the property during such period without authorization. Nothing in this Code section shall prohibit a resident or a business owner from towing or removing or causing to be towed or removed a motor vehicle left on private property. For purposes of this subsection, the terms "paid private parking lot" and "paid private parking facility" mean private parking lots where the owner or operator of a motor vehicle pays a valuable consideration for the right to park in such parking lot or parking facility.
  • (b) Any person violating the provisions of subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
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