Impound Lot Fees

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The fee you are charged depends on the size of your vehicle and the distance towed. All fees must be paid in full in order to have your vehicle released. Vehicles must be removed from the Impound Lot within 2 hours after payment has been made or storage charges will start to incur.

Tow Type

Accident or CPS Seizure (20 minute response)

Parking Related (30 minute response)

Derelict Vehicles (240 minute response)

Smaller Motorcycles (minimum)

Medium Heavy Towing (3/4 ton loaded - 2 ton unloaded)

Heavy Towing (3 ton)

Rate (GST not incl.)

$105 + KM charge

$95 + KM charge

$70 + KM charge

$160 + KM charge

Flat Rate $180

Flat Rate $262.50

KM charge: $2.65 per km after first 5km.

A storage fee of $40.00 per day will be charged to vehicles brought to the Impound Lot.

A $32.00 administration fee applies to all seized vehicles (this fee includes costs relating to the security of the vehicle, including the Impound Lot alarm system and fence, as well as costs for the cameras, staff and maintaining the building and the site).

In addition to the towing fees please be advised:

  • RVs, oversized vehicles or certain types of trucks may be subject to additional charges.
  • Vehicles must be removed from the Impound Lot within 2 hours after payment has been made.

Current towing fees are posted at the Impound Lot. If the information provided here differs from that posted at the Impound Lot, the posted rates apply.