If my vehicle was impounded what is the process to get it back?

For vehicle impound information please call 830-783-9038 seven days a week 9:00 am -5:00 pm. Impound fees are $230 within the first 24 hours (Impound storage $130 & Tow Fee is $100) plus a Daily fee of $20 per day after first 24 hours. A certified letter of abandonment will be sent after 4th day adding a $25 fee to the amount (Certified Letter will be sent to the address on the registration and the lien holder, if applicable) method of Payment: EXACT CASH, Cashier's Check, Money Order, (debit or Credit card with a 5% fee)

For the vehicle to be released from the impound the following 4 are required:

1.       Valid Driver's License,

2.       current Insurance Binder,

3.       Current vehicle registration,

4.       The registered owner MUST be Present in order to remove a vehicle from the impound yard Or a notarized letter from the registered owner authorizing a person to take custody of an impounded vehicle.  

If a vehicle cannot be driven out of the impound yard legally and/or safely, a tow service or a trailer/dolly, that can support the vehicle’s weight may be used. No chains/straps or ropes will be allowed.  

The City of Poteet is not responsible for items left in your vehicle.

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1. How do I get a copy of an police report?
2. If my keys are locked in my vehicle, can the Poteet Police Department unlock my vehicle for me?
3. If my vehicle was impounded what is the process to get it back?
4. How do I file a compliant against a City of Poteet Police Officer?