Vehicles impounded by the City shall be redeemed only under the following circumstances:
A. Only the registered owner, a person authorized by the registered owner, or one who has purchased a vehicle from the registered owner, may redeem a vehicle which has been impounded by the City under this chapter.
B. All parking citations issued pursuant to City ordinance, towing charges, impound fees and storage fees shall be paid prior to release of the vehicle by the City or towing contractor.
C. In addition, the Chief of Police shall cause the towing contractor to be notified, by telephone or in writing, of the authorization to release such vehicle.