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By-law and Enforcement Services - Report Vehicle To Be or Has Been Towed

The City of Brampton may tow a vehicle under certain circumstances. On private property/driveway, it is the owner’s responsibility to contact the tow company for towing the vehicle. Certain tow companies may not charge you for the tow.

Below are some circumstances the City may tow:

  • There have been an excessive number of tickets issued
    • An Enforcement Policy, which was approved by Council at the end of August, 2007, states that whenever a vehicle is ticketed 3 times within 60 days
    • Any vehicle that has a previous ticket on the windshield for the same offence in the identical location and appears not to have been moved within the preceding 24-hr period may be towed at the time of the second ticket being issued
  • The vehicle was parked in a tow-away zone
  • The vehicle poses an immediate safety risk in its current location
  • The vehicle is un-plated or abandoned
  • The Works & Transportation Department has made the request in order to aid snow removal operations (the plow has tried to clear and will return to clear the street)
  • Blocking a driveway
  • Interfering with a parade route or street closures

All vehicles towed by the City’s By-Law Enforcement are towed by:

Hansen Automotive & Towing

236 Rutherford Road South, Brampton

(905) 459 1011

Xtreme Towing

183 Rutherford Rd South, Brampton


If you have an urgent request or require further assistance, please contact 311 within Brampton or 905-874-2000.

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Last Updated on Aug 18, 2022