The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in the Continental United States


Maxium Non-Consent Towing Rates

Maximum Non-Consent Towing Rates

Private Property Non-Consent Tow Rate

  • Class A (mopeds, motorcycles, cars, vehicles/vessels weighing 10,000 pounds or less)- Flat Rate $135.00
  • Class B (vehicles weighing 10,001 to 20,000 pounds)- Flat Rate $200.00
  • Class C (vehicles in excess of 20,000 pounds)- Flat Rate $485.00
  • Rate if Released on scene- 50% of Flat Rate

Labor Rate fee up to $135.00 per hour if extraordinary effort, such as multiple tow trucks, is required.

Storage Fee

Storage fees will be imposed after the vehicle has been in the care, custody and control of the towing operator for more than 6 hours. Storage fees accrue at rate per 24 hour period of fraction thereof. $30.00 per day for outside storage plus $2.00 per foot for vehicles over 20 feet long. $40.00 per day for inside storage plus $2.00 per foot for vehicles over 20 feet long.

Administrative/Lien Fee

An administrative/lien $25.00 fee will be imposed on all vehicles. After a vehicle/vessel has been in storage for 24 hours, a notification/lien fee of $50.00 will be charged for first notification and $20.00 for each additional letter if administrative/lien letter(s) were prepared.

After-Hour Gate Fee

  • The maximum after hour gate fee is $75.00. After-hour gate fees will not be applied between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding federal holidays).
  • No other charges in excess of these rates/fees established by Key West Commission shall be charged.
  • Tow services are payable by cash, money order, valid traveler's check, valid bank debit/credit card including but not limited to MasterCard or Visa.
  • Police Directed Tow Rates/Fees and Consent Towing Rates/Fees may vary from this rate list.

If you feel you have been charged in excess of these rates, you may submit a written complaint of the alleged over-charge to the City of Key West Parking Division. The Parking Division will investigate the complaint and any such valid violation shall be punishable in accordance with Section 1-15 of the City of Key West Code of Ordinance.

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