(625 ILCS 5/4-209.1)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 4-209.1)
Disposal of hazardous dilapidated motor vehicles.
hazardous dilapidated motor vehicle impounded pursuant to the provisions of
this Article and Section 11-40-3.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code, whether
impounded at a public facility or on the property of private towing
service, shall be kept in custody for a period of 10 days for the purpose
of determining the identity of the registered owner or lienholder and
contacting such owner or lienholder, if known, by regular U.S. Mail. At
the expiration of the 10-day period, without benefit of disposition
information being received from the registered owner or lienholder, the law
enforcement agency having jurisdiction will authorize the disposal of the
vehicle as junk.
(Source: P.A. 86-460.)