Clearing Away Bicycles From Public Spaces
According to the Aid to Tel Aviv-Yafo Bylaw (Maintaining Order and Cleanliness), 1980, the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality clears away from the public space abandoned bicycles or bicycles that pose a disturbance to pedestrians or vehicle transit, including bicycles that have been placed or attached to the following places:
Within bus stops or bus stop poles
A road sign marking disabled parking
Blocking access to the handicapped
Within intersection and crossroads
Clearing Away Usable Bicycles
Usable bicycles: Bicycles that have been cleared away from the public space by the Green Patrol Team and can still be utilized. As a rule, the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality doesn’t clear away usable bicycles unless they have been reported to the 106 call center due to a disturbance/ have been tied in an illegal manner.
A Demand of Removal will pasted to bicycles that have been left in the public space within 14 days. At the end of the 14-day period, the municipality will clear away the bicycle to the municipal bicycle storage center and post their image on this website.
At the end of three months from the day the picture was published, if the bicycle will not be retrieved by their owners, it will be sold to a contractor. Throughout this period, bicycle owners can locate their bicycles in the photo gallery and retrieve them.
A Request to Retrieve Your Bicycle
Bicycle owners who are interested in retrieving their bicycle, can turn to the Green Patrol Group via the contact means listed below.
Clearing Away Bicycle Wrecks
Bicycle wrecks: bicycles that have been cleared away from public space by the Green Patrol Team and are in an unusable condition: bicycle frame, bicycles missing a wheel, rusted bicycle, etc.
If a Demand of Removal is pasted onto bicycle wrecks that have been left in the public space, bicycle owners are expected to remove their bicycles within 14 days. At the end of this time period, the bicycle will be removed to the wrecks storage center before being transferred for strapping.
The Green Patrol Group (Sayeret Yeruka)
Telephone: 03-7240867, 057-2502041