Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if my car is towed?

If your car is towed for violating Minneapolis' Snow Emergency parking rules, it will be taken to the Minneapolis Impound Lot. The Minneapolis Impound Lot, at 51 Colfax Ave. N. (2 blocks South of Glenwood Avenue and West of Lyndale Avenue), is open 24 hours a day during Snow Emergencies.

You will be responsible to pay for the ticket and a towing charge, and a storage fee will apply if your vehicle is left at the Impound Lot for an extended period. You can call 311, or (612) 673-3000 if calling from outside Minneapolis, to find out if your car is at the Minneapolis Impound Lot and the towing/storage fees that may apply. You can also find out what forms of documentation (such as proof of ownership, a valid government-issued photo ID, etc.) you will need to recover your vehicle.

The Impound Lot accepts cash, personal checks, VISA, MasterCard and American Express.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011