Impounded Vehicles - Parking Citations

Impound may include immobilization (boot) and/or removal (tow) of the vehicle. 

Traffic Operations may impound a vehicle for the following reasons:

  • Having five or more overdue parking citations on file, CVC 22651(i). 
  • Displaying a lost/stolen parking permit.
  • Illegally parked vehicles that cannot be identified (no license plate and unreadable/covered vehicle identification number (VIN).

An immobilized vehicle will be towed by 9:00 pm of the same day, if the following conditions have not been met:

If your vehicle has been immobilized or towed, contact the Fresno State Police Department at 559.278.8400.