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Rule 4901:2-24-03 | Fees for Towing and Storage.

 

(A) The maximum fees that may be charged relative to the towing of motor vehicles shall be the following:

(1) If a motor vehicle has a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating less than ten thousand one pounds, any fee for the removal of the motor vehicle charged by a towing service pursuant to sections 4513.60 and 4513.601 of the Revised Code shall not exceed the reasonable cost of complying with the requirements of those sections, but in no instance shall the fee exceed one hundred twenty-nine dollars.

(2) If a motor vehicle has a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating greater than or equal to ten thousand one pounds, any fee for the removal of the vehicle charged by a towing service pursuant to sections 4513.60 and 4513.601 of the Revised Code shall not exceed the reasonable cost of complying with the requirements of those sections, but in no instance shall the fee exceed two hundred sixteen dollars.

(B) The maximum fees that may be charged relative to the storage of motor vehicles shall be the following:

(1) If a motor vehicle has a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating less than ten thousand one pounds, any fee for the storage of the vehicle charged by a storage facility pursuant to sections 4513.60 and 4513.601 of the Revised Code shall not exceed the reasonable cost of complying with the requirements of those sections, but in no instance shall the fee exceed seventeen dollars per day.

(2) If a motor vehicle has a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating greater than or equal to ten thousand one pounds, any fee for the storage of the vehicle charged by a towing service pursuant to sections 4513.60 and 4513.601 of the Revised Code shall not exceed the reasonable cost of complying with the requirements of those sections, but in no instance shall the fee exceed twenty-nine dollars per day.

(C) No other fees shall be permitted to be charged or collected by a towing service or storage facility pursuant to sections 4513.60 and 4513.601 of the Revised Code that are not provided for in this rule or otherwise allowed by law.

(D) Any towing service or storage facility found to be in violation of this rule, may be liable to the state for a forfeiture assessed under section 4923.99 of the Revised Code.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4921.25
Amplifies: 4921.25
Five Year Review Date: 5/29/2023