Chapter 18: Lien Sales – Abandoned – Abated Vehicles
18.005 Abandoned Low-Value Vehicles
Chapter 18 Lien Sales—Abandoned—Abated Vehicles
18.005 Abandoned Low-Value Vehicles (CVC §§22669 and 22851.3)
The public agency must dispose of a vehicle:
- Whenever a peace officer, or any designated employee of a public agency authorized by CVC §22669, removes or causes the removal of an abandoned vehicle and the public agency.
- If, at the request of the public agency, the lienholder determines the estimated
value of the vehicle to be $500 or less.