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MCER NO. 34-03AMIV:  DEPARTMENT OF POLICE - Executive Towing Rules and Regulations

 

SUMMARY:  On November 9, 2004, the County Council approved Executive Regulation 34-03AMIV, Executive Towing Rules and Regulations, with an effective date of December 1, 2004.  In section 4 it stated that the "Chief Administrative Officer" must adjust the rates required under this subsection of each year by the average annual increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers for the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area, or any successor index, for the previous calendar year.


The following fees are effective on August 1, 2005.

 

SCHEDULE OF TOWING FEES   Previous   New
Complete tow (ordinary tow, no complications)
(no extra charges for roll-back operation or dollies)
 $110.00  $113.00
Tows GVWR of 10,001-20,000 lbs. (ordinary tow, no complications)  $190.00  $195.00
Tows GVWR over 20,000 lbs. (ordinary tow, no complications)  $300.00  $308.00
Incomplete tow - will be paid at a rate of 50% of the completed tow price above    
Vehicles that are winched and not towed - Paid at the towed rate plus the pro-rated winching rate based on the vehicle's GVWR.  Winching does not include removal from against a guardrail or off curbs.    
Winching per hour (pro-rated per minute) vehicles under 10,001 GVWR
(Thirty minute minimum for winching.)
   $60.00  $62.00
Winch per hour (pro-rated per minute). Vehicles with a GVWR of 10,001 to
20,000 lbs.  (Thirty minute minimum for winching) 
   $90.00  $93.00

Winch per hour (pro-rated per minute). Vehicle with a GVWR exceeding
20,000 lbs. (Thirty minute minimum for winching)

 $120.00 $123.00
Transfer to AVS lot from tower's storage lot    $50.00   $51.00
Transfer of vehicles 10,001 to 20,000 GVWR to AVS  $100.00  $103.00
Transfer of vehicles 20,000 GVWR to AVS  $150.00  $154.00
Transfer from district-station lots to AVS lot     $50.00   $51.00
All fatal collisions and serious Personal Injury Collision (PIC) -
direct tow to AVS, as ordered
 $145.00   $149.00
Fatal and serious PIC - 10,001-20,000 GVWR - direct tow to AVS, as ordered   $290.00  $298.00
Fatal and serious PIC - over 20,000 GVWR - direct transfer to AVS, as ordered  $450.00  $463.00
Direct tow of an abandoned/stolen vehicle to the AVS    $75.00   $77.00
Direct tow of an abandoned/stolen vehicle 10,001 to 20,000 GVWR to AVS   $150.00  $154.00
Direct tow of an abandoned/stolen vehicle over 20,000 GVWR to AVS   $225.00  $231.00
Mileage (per loaded mile) for towing outside of Montgomery County (from
M.C. line) or towing to an owner/operator/agents destination
Vehicles 10,001-20,000 GVWR $3.75/mi.  Vehicles over 20,000 GVWR $4.50/mi 
     $3.00     $3.00

 

STORAGE OF VEHICLES       
Upon arrival, parked and stored and subsequently released form AVS       
  24 Hours  $20.00  $21.00
  25-48 Hours  $40.00  $42.00
  49-72 Hours   $60.00  $63.00
Upon arrival, parked and stored and released from towers lot       
  24 Hours  $45.00  $46.00 
  25-48 Hours  $90.00  $92.00 
  49-72 Hours  $135.00  $138.00
  73-96 Hours  $180.00  $184.00 
  97-120 Hours $225.00  $230.00 
Storage of large vehicles (over 10,001 GVWR) - per-space charge   
The maximum storage fee for all Police tows released from the AVS will be $63.00, excluding the storage of large vehicles. 
The maximum storage fee for all vehicles released from the tower's storage lot will be $230.00, excluding the storage of large vehicles. 
     
 

   
 

 

 

 

 

 

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