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Planning & Land Services
Types of Violations
Vehicles broken down on the side of the road, or those left on private property without the owner's permission.
County Road—Report to (253) 798-3444
Pierce County removes vehicles abandoned in the Pierce County right-of-way. Report to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department at (253) 798-3444.
Private Property or Road
The property owner is responsible for removing unauthorized vehicles on private property. Contact a licensed tow operator to impound the vehicle.
State Highway—Report to (253) 536-6210
The state removes vehicles abandoned in the state highway right-of-way. Report to the Washington State Patrol at (253) 536-6210.
Rules & Regulations
Enforcement procedure for impoundment
Further defines abandoned vehicles as those having been impounded by a registered tow operator
Junk Vehicle Affidavit
When no title or proof of ownership is available
Licensed Tow Operators
PDF version. Updated 2/2017
Report an Issue
Call (253) 798-4636
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