Public Works Department

Minneapolis Impound Lot
51 Colfax Ave North
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Phone: (612) 673-5777
Fax: (612) 370-3974
TTY: (612) 673-2157
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Abandoned Vehicles

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Law Regarding Abandoned Vehicles

According to City Ordinance §478.250, no abandoned vehicle shall remain on any street or highway in the city in excess of 72 consecutive hours. Any vehicle lacking vital component parts shall be presumed abandoned and may be immediately removed and impounded.

Violating this ordinance is punishable by a fine in addition to applicable towing and impound fees.

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Last updated Apr 23, 2014