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:
(866) 561-9742
(213) 623-7046
Payment hours and locations:
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
West Los Angeles
S.F. Valle
312 W. 2nd Street
1575 Westwood Blvd. Suite 100B, L.A. CA 90024
3333 Wilshire Blvd. Suite #3337
6309 Van Nuys Blvd, Rm. 103
Example of a Vehicle Release Order from Parking Violations Bureau
Vehicle Impound Hearing Rights
The City of Los Angeles provides a hearing process for individuals who desire to contest an impound.
For your convenience, you may download the Impound Hearing Rights form.
If your vehicle has been impounded by the Department of Transportation DOT Hearing Form
Click here for Vehicle Impound Information