Habitual Parking Violator Impounds

Habitual Parking Violations (HPV Impounds)

A Vehicle Release Order must be obtained from the Parking Violations Bureau. For this type of impound, the Department of Motor Vehicles does not issue a release.
Please note that current registration will be required and must be presented to the Parking Violations Bureau before obtaining a Vehicle Release.

Parking Violations Bureau

Contact Information:
Telephone: (866) 561-9742
T.D.D: (213) 623-7046

Payment hours and locations

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Central: 312 W. 2nd Street
West Los Angeles: 1575 Westwood Blvd. Suite 100B, L.A. CA 90024
Wilshire: 3333 Wilshire Blvd. Suite #3337
S.F. Valley: 6309 Van Nuys Blvd, Rm. 103

Vehicle Impound Hearing Rights

The City of Los Angeles and the City of West Hollywood provide a hearing process for individuals who desire to contest an impound.

For your convenience, you may download the Impound Hearing Rights form. For vehicles impounded by the Los Angeles Police Department LAPD Hearing Form

If your vehicle has been impounded by the Department of Transportation DOT Hearing Form

For more information view the Vehicle Impound Information page.