CHAPTER 451EMERGENCY VEHICLE PERMITS[Prior to 6/3/87, see Transportation Department[820]—(07,E) Ch 2]761—451.1(321)  Information.  Information about certificates of designation for authorized emergency vehicles is available from the office of vehicle and motor carrier services. The address is: Office of Vehicle and Motor Carrier Services, Iowa Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 9278, Des Moines, Iowa 50306-9278.This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code sections 321.2 and 321.3.Related ARC(s): 2755C761—451.2(321)  Authorized emergency vehicle certificate.    451.2(1)    Application.  Application for a certificate which designates a privately owned vehicle as an authorized emergency vehicle shall be submitted to the office of vehicle and motor carrier services on a form prescribed by the department. The department shall deny an application if the department does not establish that the vehicle will be used as an authorized emergency vehicle, as described in Iowa Code section 321.451, or that the vehicle does not otherwise demonstrate necessity for the designation.  451.2(2)    Expiration.  The certificate of designation expires at midnight on the thirty-first day of December five years from the year in which it was issued.  451.2(3)    Limitation.  A certificate issued to a towing or recovery vehicle is valid only when the vehicle is at the scene of an emergency, unless otherwise authorized by a law enforcement officer.This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code section 321.451.Related ARC(s): 2755C761—451.3(17A, 321)  Application denial or certificate revocation.    451.3(1)  The department may deny an application or revoke a certificate of designation if an applicant or certificate holder fails to comply with the applicable provisions of this chapter or Iowa Code section 321.231or 321.451, the certificate holder is no longer eligible for the certificate, or the certificate holder otherwise abuses the certification.  451.3(2)  The department shall send notice by certified mail to a person whose certificate of designation is to be revoked or denied. The notice shall be mailed to the person’s mailing address as shown on departmental records and the revocation or denial shall become effective 20 days from the date mailed. A person who is aggrieved by a decision of the department and who is entitled to a hearing may contest the decision in accordance with 761—Chapter 13. The request shall be submitted in writing to the director of the office of vehicle and motor carrier services. The request shall be deemed timely submitted if it is delivered or postmarked on or before the effective date specified in the notice of revocation or denial.This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code chapter 17A and sections 321.13, 321.231 and 321.451.Related ARC(s): 2755CRelated ARC(s): 2755C