Under Montgomery County Code Chapter 30C – Motor Vehicle Towing & Immobilization on Private Property, effective November 30, 2015, a property owner wishing to engage in the non-consensual towing of vehicles from their commercial property must first register each commercial parking lot (excluding garages) with the Office of Consumer Protection. The property owner must provide the following in connection with this registration:
A property owner must provide annual reports regarding the number of vehicles towed and the reason why each vehicle was towed, unless the Director of the Office of Consumer Protection waives the requirement after finding that Police Department records meet the Office’s needs for enforcement of this Chapter.
To register your property please use the Online Commercial Parking Lot Registration Form
For additional information on the County's tow law, please refer to the Motor Vehicle Repair, Maintenance & Towing section of our website. If you have any questions, please contact the Licensing & Registration Unit at 240.777.3718.