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To find your vehicle, call Cambridge Police Department at 617 349-3300.
Have your license plate number available.

Or Click on Towed Vehicle Lookup here.

The three most common reasons a vehicle is towed are:

1. Street Cleaning, April 1 – December 31
2. Snow Emergencies, when declared
3. Emergency Temporary "No Parking" signs posted 24 - 48 hours in advance for:
    Moving Vans, General Construction Work, Street Repairs, Dumpsters, Special Events, etc.

Tow Fees

Basic tow (vehicles up to 10,000 lbs.) $ 90.00
Vehicles over 10,000 lbs.  up to 18,000 lbs. $ 100.00
Vehicles over 18,000 lbs. $ 260.00
Storage Fee per day $ 27.50
Basic tow charge for all motor vehicles during a snow emergency $110.00
The tow companies must accept payment by cash, credit card or guaranteed check.
The tow companies under contract with the city are  B & B Tow, Pat's Tow & Phil's Tow.

Tow Operator Complaints

Complaints about the tow operator or tow company should be directed to the company that towed your car. A copy of your complaint should be sent to the City of Cambridge, Purchasing Agent, City Hall, 795 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139.

Tow Disputes

Disputes can be submitted on-line, by-mail or in the office.   Tow receipt & copy of the parking ticket must be received by fax (617-349-4747) or mail to the attention of Margaret Ranstrom within 7 days of submission.

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