1.020 License Required (VC §11500)
It is unlawful for any person to act as an automobile dismantler without first having an established place of business and procuring a license or temporary permit issued by the department. The dismantler must have the license or temporary permit before dismantling or wrecking any vehicle subject to registration.
Information regarding licensing requirements is available on the department’s website at dmv.ca.gov.
You may also contact the department’s Occupational Licensing Section at (916) 229-3126.