Dismantler’s Handbook of Registration Procedures

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Section 5 of 11

Lien Sales and Abandoned Vehicles

5.220 Request for Post-Storage Hearing of Abandoned Low Value Vehicles (VC §22851.3 [e] [g])

If the recipient of the Notice of Intent To Dispose of a Vehicle Valued at $500 or Less Removed by a Public Agency (REG 684) or a written notice from the public agency wishes to stop the disposal or dispute removal, he/she must request a post-storage hearing in person, in writing, or by telephone within 10 days of the date the notice was mailed.

The requested hearing must be conducted by the public agency within 48 hours of the request, excluding weekends and holidays. If the recipient disagrees with the decision it may be reviewed pursuant to Government Code §11523. The vehicle in question cannot be disposed of during the time the decision is being reviewed.