§ 2-206. Sale of unclaimed property  


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  • (a) Bicycles and other unclaimed personal property, except firearms and weapons, not marked as evidence, in the possession of the police department for a period of 90 days and after an effort has been made by the police department to ascertain the ownership of such property and to notify the owner, shall be sold at public auction to the highest bidder, after publishing notice of such sale as required by O.C.G.A. § 44-14-411. The proceeds of any sale made under this section shall be disbursed in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 44-14-412.

    (b) Unclaimed firearms and weapons in the possession of the police department for a period of 90 days, not marked as evidence and after an effort has been made to notify the owner, shall be disposed of as follows:

    (1) Destroyed by the property and evidence custodian.

    (2) Receipted to the police department for their use in training or operations.

(Ord. No. 2007-07-40, § 2(ch. 15, art. 2, § 1.6), 7-10-2007)