If you have received a notice of vehicle impound and want to contest the actual tow or the fees charged by the tow company, you must request a hearing within 10 days from the date you attempted to retrieve or did retrieve the vehicle. To request a hearing, you must complete a Petition for Impound - Vehicle/Vessel form. Be prepared to pay the court filing fee which is payable by cash, Visa or MasterCard and then file the petition at the District Court's customer service window.
County-City Building (CCB) 2nd Floor, Room 239 930 Tacoma Ave S Tacoma, WA 98402
What You Will Need
You will need the:
Name and address of the party who authorized the impoundment/tow.
Law Enforcement Agency, Officer's name and badge number
Name of Company
Name and address of tow company
Copy of the tow bill
Copy of the form provided from the tow company (Only one of the following forms will be provided)
'Notice of the Right of Redemption and Opportunity for a Hearing'
'Impounded Vehicle Hearing Request'
If the vehicle has been sold, you will need to contact the Pierce County Auditor's Office.
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