16 Tex. Admin. Code § 85.1003 - Technical Requirements - Storage Lot Signs

(a) Facility information. All VSFs shall have a clearly visible and readable sign located at the main entrance. The sign shall have letters at least 2 inches in height, with a contrasting background, be readable at 10 feet, and contain the following information:
(1) the registered name of the storage lot, as it appears on the VSF license;
(2) street address;
(3) the telephone number for the owner to contact in order to obtain release of the vehicle;
(4) the facility's hours, within one hour of which vehicles will be released to vehicle owners; and
(5) the storage lot's state license number preceded by the phrase "VSF License Number."
(b) All VSFs shall have a sign in view of the person who claims the vehicle setting out the charge for storage and all other fees, which may be charged by the storage lot, including notification and impoundment fees. The sign may be affixed to the payment window and shall include all forms of payments the VSF accepts for any charge associated with delivery or storage of a vehicle. If the sign is affixed to the payment window, it must be located so it is clearly visible to a vehicle owner at the place of payment and meet the following font sizes and fonts to produce text not smaller than 24 points Helvetica or Arial Black for headers and 14 points Helvetica or Arial Condensed for all body text.
(c) Nonconsent towing fees schedule. All VSFs shall place a clearly visible and readable sign where payment to the VSF is made which states:
(1) "Nonconsent tow fees schedules available on request." The VSF shall provide a copy of a nonconsent towing fees schedule on request; and
(2) The nonconsent towing fees provided for viewing and to the vehicle owner or representative must match the nonconsent towing fees authorized by this chapter or Texas Occupations Code § RSA 2308.2065.
(d) Instruments accepted for release of vehicle. VSFs shall have a sign describing the documents that may be presented by the vehicle owner or his/her authorized representative to obtain possession of the vehicle. This sign shall list all instruments as described in §RSA 85.710(a)(3)(A) - (I), and shall also state: "Affidavit of Right of Possession Furnished Upon Request." The sign may be affixed to the payment window.
(e) A VSF must conspicuously post a sign that states: "This vehicle storage facility must accept payment by cash, debit cards and credit cards for any fee or charge associated with delivery or storage of a vehicle."
(f) Combination signs. A VSF may combine the signs described in subsections (b), (c), (d), and (e), if the combination sign meets the requirements of each of the separate signs.


16 Tex. Admin. Code § 85.1003
The provisions of this §85.1003 adopted to be effective April 15, 2008, 33 TexReg 2931; amended to be effective May 3, 2010, 35 TexReg 3482; amended to be effective September 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 7786; amended to be effective January 16, 2012, 37 TexReg 112; amended to be effective August 15, 2013, 38 TexReg 5060; Amended by Texas Register, Volume 40, Number 51, December 18, 2015, TexReg 9122, eff. 1/1/2016; Amended by Texas Register, Volume 43, Number 01, January 5, 2018, TexReg 0085, eff. 1/15/2018

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