AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LAPEL, INDIANA ESTABLISHING A FEE FOR THE INSPECTION OF VEHICLES

WHEREAS, Indiana Code (I.C) 9-17-12(e) allows a unit of government to establish a fee by ordinance for the inspection of a vehicle performed pursuant to 9-17-12 by a police officer employed by that unit; and,

WHEREAS, I.C. 9-17-12(e) requires that the fee may not exceed $5.00; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to I.C. 9-17-12(e) any fee collected by the Lapel Police Department must be deposited in the local law enforcement continuing education fund as established by I.C. 5-2-8-2.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Town Council of the Town of Lapel, Madison County, Indiana, as follows:

Section 1: That the recitals stated herein are hereby incorporated by referenced.

Section 2: That a fee of $5.00 is hereby established for any vehicle inspection performed pusuant to I.C. 9-17-12 by a Lapel Police Department police officer.

Section 3: That the Lapel Police Department is authorized to collect such fee.

Section 4: That all fees for vehicle inspections shall be deposited in the law enforcement continuing education fund as established by the Town pursuant to I.C. 5-2-8-2.

Section 5: That all prior ordinances that may exist that are in conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repeated in their entirety.

Section 6: That this Ordinance shall become effective upon the adoption and signature of the Town Council of the Town of Lapel and publication as may be equired by law.