Vehicle Abatement

The Placerville Police Department is responsible for the enforcement of the City's parking regulations in regards to vehicles that are left for 72-hours without moving and/or abandoned on city streets and Vehicle Abatement on private property.

To Report Abandoned Vehicles call: 
(530) 642-5280

After Business Hours Call our Non-Emergency Dispatch number: 
(530) 642-5280

On-Line Reporting for Vehicles in the City Limits     -  NEW  

72 - Hour City Street Parking 
Vehicles left parked or standing upon a highway for seventy-two or more consecutive hours, the owner shall be liable for costs of removal, storage and fines. Vehicles that have expired registration over 6 months can be towed immediately. Vehicles that have been registered as a (PNO) Planned Non-Operational can not be parked on city streets. Non-operational means that the vehicle will not be driven, towed, stored, or parked on public roads or highways for the entire registration year.

City Ordinance 9 - 6 - 1 
Title 9 Chapter 6 
Vehicle Abatement 

The Placerville Police Department administers the state-funded vehicle abatement program. The program is designed to remove abandoned vehicles that pose a hazard or public nuisance.
For information or questions regarding vehicle abatement please call (530) 642-5280.

For more information, please read our City Ordinance.