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Impounded Vehicles

30-Day Vehicle Impounds

If your vehicle was impounded by the Goodyear Police Department, please read the following information on how to get your vehicle released. If your vehicle was NOT impounded by the Goodyear Police Department but by another law enforcement agency, please contact that agency directly for assistance on obtaining a release for your vehicle.

IMPOUND Hours of Operation

 


MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
12:00 PM TO 3:00 PM
CLOSED LEGAL HOLIDAYS

 

LOCATION

 


175 N. 145th Ave, Building E
Goodyear, AZ 85338
623-882-7400

 

PAYMENT INFORMATION

 


Accepted methods of payment:
CASH, CREDIT CARD OR MONEY ORDER (Made out to The City of Goodyear)
 

The Goodyear Police Department shall impound your vehicle, pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes 28-3511, if the driver is in violation of ANY of the following:

  • The driver’s driving privilege is revoked or suspended for any reason.
  • The driver has never had a driver’s license or permit issued in Arizona or by any other jurisdiction. 
  • The driver is arrested for Extreme or Aggravated DUI. 
  • The driver is under legal drinking age and has been operating a vehicle with alcohol in their body. 
  • The driver has an ignition interlock requirement and no interlock is installed.

Or if ALL of the following apply:

  1. The driver has no proof of insurance AND
  2. The driver’s license is canceled, suspended, or revoked or the driver has never been issued a driver’s license AND 
  3. The driver is involved in an accident that results in either property damage or injury or death of another person.


Vehicles towed under this statute are impounded for 30 days. You have 10 days, from the date of the tow, to request a hearing to determine if the impound met the requirements of A.R.S. 28-3511. Some vehicles may qualify for an early release from impoundment. 

When a vehicle is eligible for release, an authorized release must be obtained from the Goodyear Police Department, and the $150.00 administrative fee and towing fees must be paid before any vehicle will be released. Documents required to retrieve your vehicle

Once the authorized release is obtained from the Goodyear Police Department, the registered owner is still responsible for all towing and storage fees from the tow company.

To see if you qualify, the owner or lien holder of the vehicle must come in person to the Goodyear Police Department located at 175 N. 145th Ave, Goodyear, AZ, Monday through Friday, between 12 and 3 PM, or call 623-882-7400. 

The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) at the right should answer most of you questions.


If you have not been able to get the information you need from the website, please contact the Impound Coordinator at 623-882-7400.

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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749