Dismantler’s Handbook of Registration Procedures

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Section 5 of 11

Lien Sales and Abandoned Vehicles

5.200 Abandoned Low Value Vehicles (VC § 22669)

Whenever a peace officer, or any designated employee of a public agency authorized by to VC §22669, removes or causes the removal of an abandoned vehicle and the public agency, or at the request of the public agency, the lienholder determines the estimated value of the vehicle to be $500 or less, the public agency must dispose of the vehicle.