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Vehicle Release
Vehicle Release Fees
By resolution of the South Lake Tahoe City Council vehicles towed and stored or
impounded by police authority will be required to pay a vehicle release fee.
  • Impounded Vehicle - $153
  • Stored Vehicle - $153

Obtaining a Release

Fees must be paid prior to release from the storage yard, at the police station:
1352 Johnson Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Vehicles will be released to the registered owner, or to a designee of the registered
owner (notarized letter required). A valid driver’s license must be presented at the time of
release. Vehicle release are available 24 hours a day.

For more information about impounded vehicles, please contact the Records Department at (530) 542-6100.