Montgomery County's New Towing Regs Now in Effect!

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Changes adopted by the Montgomery County Council earlier this summer, Bill 17-15 Motor Vehicle Towing and Immobilization on Private Property, took effect on Nov. 30!

Bill 17-15 includes numerous changes to existing law. Notably, the law retains language allowing property owners to tow unauthorized vehicles from private property without the vehicle owner or agent’s consent between 2:00am and 9:00am. The new law will also prohibit the use of “spotters” on commercial properties.

Members with questions about the provisions in B17-15 may contact Nicola Whiteman by calling (202) 296-3390 or via email at Additional information about the law is included in November updates to members and on the Office of Consumer Protection’s (OCP) website.