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The City of Austin has multiple sites which can be used to find a towed or relocated car.  In Austin sometimes cars are towed and other times they are relocated.  The sites that we link to on this page can help you find a car that was towed or a car that was relocated in Austin.
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If your car was towed in Austin, you should first stop and figure out where it was towed from.

WAS YOUR CAR TOWED IN A PARKING LOT IN AUSTIN?

If your car was towed from a private parking lot, there will often be a sign at the entrance of the parking lot which has the address and/or phone number of a local towing company.  Contacting that towing company is a good starting point for finding your towed car.

WAS YOUR CAR TOWED FROM PRIVATE PROPERTY IN TRAVIS COUNTY?

According to the Travis County Sheriff’s Webpage, “if you wish to contest a non-consent tow or the impoundment of your vehicle, you must request a tow hearing. The tow hearing must be scheduled within 14 days of the vehicle being towed. The Justice of the Peace responsible for the Vehicle Storage Facility (VSF) where your vehicle was towed will hold the tow hearing. For additional details on tow hearings please contact the responsible Justice of the Peace’s Office at:”

  1. Justice of the Peace  PRECINT 1: Northeast 854-7000
  2. Justice of the Peace PRECINT 2:  Northwest 854-4545
  3. Justice of the Peace PRECINT 3:  Southwest 854-6763
  4. Justice of the Peace PRECINT 4: Southeast 854-9479
  5. Justice of the Peace PRECINT 5: Central 854-9049

WAS YOUR CAR TOWED ON A STREET OR PUBLIC ROAD IN AUSTIN?

If your car was towed from a public street or public road in Austin, you should call 311 or 512-974-8110 to inquire about your car.  The Austin Police Department can help you find where your car was towed to.

CLICK HERE for the Austin Police Department Towed Car Information Page

  • This page contains information about finding a towed car in Austin

CLICK HERE for the Austin Police Department Towed Vehicle Information Page

  • This page contains information about locating a car towed in Austin

CLICK HERE for the Texas Towing & Storage Association Public Information Page

  • This page contains information about towed and impounded vehicles in Austin.
  • This page contains information about towing fees in Austin
  • This page contains information about towing procedures in Austin
  • This page contains information about finding a towed car in Austin

WAS YOUR CAR IMPOUNDED BY THE CITY OF AUSTIN?

According to the Austin Police Department website, if your car was impounded by the City of Austin or the Austin Police Department, the vehicle was towed by Southside Wrecker at 8200 South Congress Avenue, 512-441-7094. For abandoned vehicles, call Southside Wrecker at 512 441-3111, 4308 Terry-O Lane.



WAS YOUR CAR IMPOUNDED IN TRAVIS COUNTY?

CLICK HERE for the Travis County Impound & Wrecker Page (Travis County Sheriff Impound & Wrecker Page)

CLICK HERE for Towing Fees in Travis County for Police Initiated Tows (As well as Police Initiated Tows handled by private companies in Travis County)

WAS YOUR CAR STOLEN IN TRAVIS COUNTY?

WAS YOUR CAR STOLEN IN AUSTIN?

CLICK HERE for the Travis County Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force (SCATTF) Page

CLICK HERE for the Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force (SCATTF) Page

CLICK HERE for the Travis County Sheriff Towing FAQ Information Page

CLICK HERE to go directly to the Travis County Sheriff Towing FAQ

TRAVIS COUNTY TOWING INFORMATION:

Harris County Sheriff’s Towing & Wrecker Address:

P.O. Box 1748 Austin, Texas 78767

Phone: (512) 854-7430

Email: tcso.impound@co.travis.tx.us

The Travis County Wrecker Enforcement Unit Email Address is wrecker.enforcement@ci.austin.tx.us

AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT NON-EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER:  974-5000

TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DISPATCH PHONE NUMBER: 974-0845

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSE AND REGULATION PHONE NUMBER:   1-800-803-9202 or e-mailed to towing@license.state.tx.us

 

TRAVIS COUNTY TOWING FAQ:

HOW MUCH CAN A WRECKER COMPANY CHARGE FOR TOWING A CAR:

“A wrecker company is allowed charge $150 towing fee, $20 impound fee, and $20 storage fee once it enters their lot.  The total with tax comes to about $193.  You may pay by cash or debit/credit card.  They will charge $20 storage fee each additional day the vehicle is held and can charge a $50 administrative fee if they mail out certified notification letters to the registered owner.  It is important to remove the vehicle from impound as soon as possible to avoid costly fees.”

Source: AUSTIN PD FAQ Page (THIS INFORMATION IS FROM THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT PAGE AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THEIR PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION)

HOW CAN I FIND THE TOWING LAWS FOR AUSTIN TEXAS?

“The City Ordinance related to towing can be found at the following Web site under Title 13, Section 6: The Code of the City of Austin, TX.
Additionally, a citizen has the right to request a hearing with the Justice of the Peace contesting the non-consent tow. The Bill of Rights can be found here and a Spanish Version is also available.”

Source: AUSTIN PD FAQ Page (THIS INFORMATION IS FROM THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT PAGE AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THEIR PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION)

Consumer Information for Towing & Booting

In Texas (PRIVATE TOWS)

CLICK HERE for information relevant to persons who have had a vehicle towed in Texas.  This towing information resources is provided by the TDLR and is relevant to vehicles which have been towed from private property.  This information resource provides information about your rights once your car has been towed in Texas.  It also discusses fees for car towing and how to recover your vehicle from a private tow lot in Texas.  You can also get information about filing a complaint against a tow company with the TDLR and for requesting a tow hearing.  There are serious towing sanctions you should be aware of if you are looking to file a complaint.  Check out the 7 myths about tow tickets in Texas.

This site makes no claims as to the content, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of any of the data provided at this site.  The data provided at this site is subject to change at any time.  It is understood that the data provided at this site is being used at one’s own risk.

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