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Types of Violations—Code Enforcement
Vehicles broken down on the side of the road, or those left on private property without the owner's permission.
Pierce County removes vehicles abandoned in the Pierce County right-of-way. We forward the information to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department.
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.
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
WA Business Licensing website. Select "Vehicle Related Specialty Licenses" and search for "Hulk Haulers"
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Call (253) 798-4636
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