Does State Law Regulating Towing Companies Infringe on Local Authority to Oversee Tow-Truck Operations?
City of Cleveland v. State of Ohio, Case no. 2012-1616
Eighth District Court of Appeals (Cuyahoga County)
ISSUE: Is the state law governing tow-truck operations a comprehensive, statewide legislative framework and a general law that meets the Supreme Court's test in Canton v. State, or is the towing law a violation of the Ohio Constitution's Home Rule Amendment?