Vehicles may be towed and impounded for a variety of reasons either at the request of the police department or private property owners or managers. All vehicles towed within the corporate limits of the Town of Ocean City are taken to the impound lot located at the Police Department at 6501 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842. Vehicles may be picked up by the registered owner 24 hours per day.
The towing fees are (Effective Sept. 9, 2020):
- Standard Tow Fee: $250
- Accident Tow Fee: $325
- Use of a dolly: $35
- Storage: $50/calendar day
- Use of specialized Equipment $600 additional
Cash and credit cards are accepted forms of payment.
Vehicle owners will be asked to provide a valid driver’s license. Registration and proof of insurance may be required in instances where ownership of the vehicle is questioned.
For inquiries about specific vehicles, call 410-723-6608 during normal business hours Monday through Friday. After May 22, calls may be made 7 days a week. Outside of normal business hours, call 410-723-6610.
Property owners must update their tow sticker at City Hall and must have a chosen tow company posted on their blue tow sign.