Dismantler’s Handbook of Registration Procedures

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Section 5 of 11

Lien Sales and Abandoned Vehicles

5.430 Additional Lien for Parking Violations (VC §22851.1[b])

An additional lien for unpaid parking violation bail may be added for vehicles impounded by local authorities for parking violations they issued.

Parking violation bail collected as part of the lien sale process is not submitted to the department. The lienholder must submit those fees directly to the local authorities that ordered the vehicle impounded.