Report an Abandoned Car on Public Street or Highway
Vehicles can be parked on the street but must be in running condition for a maximum of 72 hours.
If not operable, i.e. no wheels, engine, trash in gutters, cobwebs,
etc., they can be towed by the City. They must also have current license
and registration. The vehicle may also be towed if the registration
is expired for longer than six months.
Report an Abandoned Car on Private Property
Vehicles can be parked in
the driveway but must be in running condition. If the vehicle appears
abandoned, wrecked, dismantled, unregistered and declared a public nuisance. You
may be asked to repair or remove them; or you will be cited and they
will be towed at your expense Per Taft City Ordinance Chapter 4 title
All vehicles are prohibited from parking on any lawn
area or on any un-approved parking pad. Abandoned, inoperable, unlicensed
and junk vehicles are not allowed on private or public property in the
City of Taft. You may be able to donate your vehicle to a registered
charity. There are several services that will pick up the vehicle free-of-charge.
Vehicles parked on streets must be in running
conditions, must have current license and registration, and can only
park for a maximum of 72 hours. Commercial trucks and
trailers cannot park on the street in a residential neighborhood except
when loading or unloading. Recreational vehicles shall not be utilized
additional living space. For further information call the vehicle abatement
officer at 661-765-4136.