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Junk Vehicles

Junk Vehicles

A vehicle is considered a junk vehicle if it does not have a current vehicle registration sticker AND has one or more of the following issues:

  • It is wrecked, dismantled or partially dismantled, or discarded, OR
  • It is inoperable on public property for 72 consecutive hours, OR
  • It is inoperable on private property at least 30 days.

Vehicles that meet the above criteria must be stored either in an enclosed garage or in a manner that makes them completely out of sight from a public place, neighbors or streets.

Code Enforcement Officers and other City officials will place an orange notice sticker on the windshield of a vehicle considered a junk vehicle. The owner of the vehicle must then repair or remove the vehicle. If the owner does not comply within the specified time frame, the vehicle may be towed and destroyed.


Picture of Junked Vehicle

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 2039, Tyler, TX, 75710
(903) 531-1100

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