In the event that your automobile is impounded and you are seeking to obtain its release, you must 1st come to the South Gate Police Department to obtain a vehicle release form. The vehicle can be released only to the registered owner who must possess a valid California driver's license. The vehicle must be currently registered.
Regular impound releases are $121, vehicles impounded for Driving Under the Influence are $401. Only cash is accepted for impound fees. After you obtain the vehicle release, you will be directed to the towing company that has stored your vehicle. The tow yard will charge it's own storage fees. Photo identification is required and a person with a valid drivers license must be present.
The following towing companies are used in rotation:
Access the California DMV for more information.
8620 California Avenue
South Gate, CA 90280
Sunday - Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.