Chapter 18: Lien Sales – Abandoned – Abated Vehicles
18.135 Storage Lien Limitation
Chapter 18 Lien Sales—Abandoned—Abated Vehicles
18.135 Storage Lien Limitation (CVC §22851)
The maximum number of days for a storage lien on a vehicle placed in storage by a law enforcement agency is 60 days. The storage lien may be extended to a period not exceeding 120 days if an application for lien sale is submitted:
- Within 15 days from the date the lien arises for vehicles valued at $4,000 or less.
- Within 30 days from the date the lien arises for vehicles valued over $4,000 or stored at a self-storage facility.