Section 18-54 Right to Probable Cause

Section 18-54 Right to Probable Cause Hearing Before Sale or Final Disposition of Vehicle

(a) After the removal of an abandoned vehicle, nuisance vehicle or junked motor vehicle, the owner or any other person entitled to possession is entitled to a hearing for the purpose of determining if probable cause existed for removing the vehicle.

(b) A request for hearing must be filed in writing with the county magistrate designated by the chief district court judge to receive such hearing requests.

(c) The magistrate shall set the hearing within 72 hours of receipt of the request, and the hearing will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 20-222.
(Ord. of 10-29-90, § 9)