City of Daytona Beach non consensual towing ordinances, rates, and releases.Sec. 110-38.
 

(a)

The maximum rates for a trespass/non consensual tow of a vehicle or for the storage of a towed vehicle when the point of origin of the tow is within the city limits shall be as follows:

(1)

Class A vehicles.

a.

Towing of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of up to and including 9,999 pounds $100.00

b.

Maximum daily storage, after 12 hours 20.00

(2)

Class B vehicles.

a.

Towing of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 9,999 pounds and up to and including 19,500 200.00

b.

Maximum daily storage, after 12 hours 30.00

(3)

Class C vehicles.

a.

Towing of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of more than 19,500 pounds but less than 25,000 GVWR, which are upright and in a tow able condition 300.00

b.

Maximum daily storage, after 12 hours 60.00

(4)

Towing of vehicles with a GVWR of over 25,000 pounds, which are upright and in a tow able condition 400.00

Maximum daily storage, after 12 hours 60.00

(b)

Every maximum rate established in subsection (a) of this section shall be a flat fee which shall be all-inclusive, and, by way of illustration, no additional charges shall be made for the following:

(1)

Any fees for special equipment or services such as double hookup, vehicle entry when locked, dropping transmission linkage, axle or drive shaft removal, dollies, trailer or flat bed, lifts, slim jims, go jacks, removing bumpers, airing up brakes, and mileage.

(2)

Time spent at the scene of the tow.

(3)

Release fees during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

(4)

Storage for the first 12 hours.

(c)

No other fees of whatever kind may be charged for services rendered during the first 12 hours that the vehicle is in the possession of the wrecker, beginning from the time the vehicle is delivered to the storage facility, except as specifically provided in this section. Storage fees as set forth in this section may be assessed after the initial 12-hour period based on 24-hour increments and not on calendar days. An administrative fee not to exceed $35.00 may be charged after the first 48 hours so long as the wrecker has actually complied with the requirements of F.S. § 713.78, including execution and mailing of the lien notice.

(d)

Prior to commencement of a tow, if a wrecker is hooked to a vehicle when the owner arrives, a hookup fee not to exceed $25.00 may be charged. For purposes of this section, a tow commences when a vehicle has been removed from the tow site and is en route to a storage site.

(e)

No fee shall be charged by a wrecker to an owner who arrives at such owner's vehicle prior to hookup of the vehicle.

(f)

An after-hours (Monday through Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday) release fee not to exceed $25.00 may be charged.

(g)

The maximum fees set forth in this section may be changed from time to time by a resolution adopted by the city commission.

(Code 1970, § 8-7)

Florida law for Private Property Tows.  Release and Removal

 

LEGAL DOCUMENTS THAT WILL BE REQUIRED OF EACH PERSON TO PRESENT IN ORDER TO TAKE POSSESSION OF A VEHICLE IN OUR IMPOUND LOT:


1. Photo Identification

2. Legal Instrument(s) Identifying Ownership

3. Cash Payment for the total amount due at the time of release/pick-up.

4. Notarized Vehicle Release Form
NOTE: A vehicle/vessel stored in our impound lot will only be released to the legal and/or registered owner. The exception to this rule would be when the legal and/or registered owner's actual presence is unlikely due to a limited list of reasons that may, or may not, be limited to:

A. - Hospitalized due to Illness or Injury

B. - Located in another City, State or Country of considerable traveling distance from the location
of our main office.

C. Imprisoned in a Local Jail,State or Federal Detention Facility In the event that one of the three above scenarios exist,a "VEHICLE RELEASE FORM" would be required to be completed and notarized by a legally commissioned Notary Public. Said form can be obtained from this website by clicking onto the icon/image below, or can be faxed by calling our office at (386) 255-7800 In the case where the legal and/or registered owner has
been judged to be; mentally incompetent; by a signed court order, a copy of such court order accompanied by a valid and/or legal power-of-attorney; instrument will be required for presentation at the time of vehicle release.
In the case where the legal and/or registered owner is
"deceased", then a valid/legal ;death certificate will
be required for presentation at the time of vehicle release, in addition to documents providing proof that the person the vehicle/vessel is being released to is the "executor" of the estate of the legal and/or registered owner of the vehicle being released, or any legal and binding document(s) that can establish that the person claiming such a vehicle has a legal right to take possession of same.


 

 

 

Private property towing
At Daytona Wrecker we also specialize in private property vehicle removals. For any questions you may have in regards to signing up for a contract please contact us via phone or email. With new contracts there are never any fees for signs or posting of signs on new or existing contracts.