INSTRUCTIONS TO OBTAIN TOWED/IMPOUNDED VEHICLES, CONFISCATED DRIVERíS LICENSE OR LICENSE PLATES FROM THIS DEPARTMENT

 

 

If your vehicle has been towed for a violation of the Vehicle & Traffic law or due to the fact it was abandoned, you must call Dan Walter & Son Towing at 695-3100 to make arrangements to take possession of the vehicle.  The City of Tonawanda has contracted Dan Walter & Son Towing for all vehicle tows but has no relationship with them in regards to towing/impound fees charged or losses claimed by vehicle owners.

 

 

If your operatorís license was confiscated by this department for a suspension or revocation it has been mailed to New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.  You must go to a local DMV office to begin the process of retrieving your license.  ALL suspensions and revocations must be lifted before DMV will return your license to you.  By receiving your operatorís license back does not dismiss or absolve you of any charges pending.

 

 

If your vehicleís license plates have been confiscated by this department for a registration suspension or revocation (or improperly used plates) they are turned in to the DMV, you must go to a local DMV (there is one in this building) to start the process of clearing your suspended registration.  The DMV will explain to you this process.  Please note that the charges placed against the driver are still pending and must be answered in court.  Clearing up your suspended registration does not dismiss or absolve the driver of charges pending.  Bring all your paperwork to court on your court date to show that you are clearing up the suspension.

 

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