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Common question and answer (movement such as illegally parked bicycles, storage, return)

Last update date January 21, 2020

About movement of 1 bicycle and motorcycle

Q
We want to confirm whether own bicycle and motorcycle were moved.
A

Please perform confirmation on the telephone to each storage area (list of storage areas page).

Q
Why do you move bicycle and motorcycle?
A

Public places such as roads are not originally places to park bicycle and motorcycle.
Left bicycle and motorcycle disfigure town and disturb safe passage of walker and vehicle, and, also, it can be obstacle disturbing traffic, activity of emergency vehicle.
Therefore, in Yokohama-shi, we appoint the outskirts of railroad station in illegally parked prohibition areas such as bicycles and move bicycle and motorcycle left in illegally parked prohibition area.

Q
We stay away from bicycle, motorcycle only at short time, still are moved?
A

Regardless of length of time, left bicycle, motorcycle becomes a target of movement.

Q
What kind of thing is leaving?
A

As we are placed in public place except place where parking was accepted, and user stays away from bicycles, we say state that cannot move promptly.
Therefore, it is illegally parked bicycle regardless of length at leaving time if in a condition not to be able to move from bicycle which we put on street for shopping in a short time promptly detached room.
("regulations (outside site) about illegally parked prevention such as Yokohama-shi bicycles" Article 2 7)

Q
Besides, bicycle and motorcycle are parked around. Is it not unfair to be moved only to own bicycle, motorcycle?
A

All bicycle and the motorcycles which eyewitnessed leaving in the case of moving work are targeted for movement, but bicycle and motorcycle may be stopped after the work because we cannot carry out a moving activity many times a day.
However, fact of leaving may not thereby change.

Q
Where are the grounds of movement such as illegally parked bicycles?
Q
How is way of movement?
A

We move to storage area while attaching "warning bill" to bicycles, and alerting by loudspeaker as needed.

Q
How is movement such as illegally parked bicycles fixed to fences with chain?
A

When we cannot move if we do not cut chain, we cut as accompaniment act of moving work out of necessity and move. In addition, about the damage of chain which we cut, we do not compensate.

Q
We saw left bicycle, motorcycle, will you move?
A

As moving work makes a plan, we cannot move immediately about point of request, but, in the case of next work to perform at applicable station, confirm left place if you can tell.

About illegally parked prohibition areas such as 2 bicycles

Q
What are illegally parked prohibition areas such as bicycles?
A

In Yokohama-shi, bicycles are left a lot or appoint public places (station square, road, park) of around station with the fear in illegally parked prohibition areas such as bicycles.

Q
How does illegally parked prohibition area decide?
A

Based on the local actual situation, city appoints based on examination, result that we discussed in illegally parked prevention promotion meetings that ward office becomes the secretariat.

About taking over of bicycle and motorcycle moved 3

Q
Where should bicycles moved to go to to leave?
A

We return in storage area that we appointed for each station. For details, we post on guidance signboard of illegally parked prohibition area establishing around station and our section homepage.

Q
By when should we go to storage area to leave?
A

We dispose in case, Yokohama-shi two months after moving day. I would like early taking care of. ("regulations (outside site) about illegally parked prevention such as Yokohama-shi bicycles" Article 15, "enforcement regulations (outside site)" Article 8)
It is interval at the time of taking care of of storage area
Monday through Friday: From 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: From 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
※On holiday and the holiday making up for the overlap of holidays on Sunday, we return for New Year holidays (12/29-1/3) and do not work.

Q
What is thing which is necessary in the case of taking care of?
A

Take next.

  • Fee
    • Bicycle: 1,500 yen
    • Motorcycle: 3,000 yen
  • The key to bicycle, motorcycle
  • We can confirm the person (driver's license, health insurance card)

※Other than the above, please fill in "return application, receipt book on illegally parked bicycles" at window. In addition, private seal is unnecessary.

Q
When owner of bicycle and motorcycle cannot go to storage area, what should I do?
A

Even proxy/agent can perform claimant continuance. Take key, fees such as identity verification documents, bicycle.

About inquiry of bicycle, motorcycle moved 4

We can inquire of storage area about bicycle, motorcycle moved to with anti-crime program registration number, mark number (number plate).
Please refer to each storage area on the telephone.
List of storage areas page

Inquiry to this page

Road and Highway Bureau General Affairs Department road safety, bicycle policy section

Telephone: 045-671-3644

Telephone: 045-671-3644

Fax: 045-663-6868

E-Mail address [email protected]

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