Towing & Immobilization Rates


Class A Vehicles - up to 10,000 pounds or vessels which are 15 feet or less 

  1. Maximum flat rate of $125.00 for non-consensual or trespass tow
  2. In addition to the flat rate, the towing service may charge for mileage at a maximum rate of $5.00 per mile, not to exceed ten miles for a trespass tow
  3. In addition to the flat rate, the towing service may charge for mileage at a maximum rate of $5.00 per mile for a non-consensual tow
  4. For non-consensual tows that extend beyond the initial thirty minutes at the scene, the towing service may charge the maximum rate of $20.00 per fifteen minute block thereafter, in addition to the flat rate
  5. A towing service may charge a maximum daily storage rate of $25.00 for non-consensual and trespass tows
  6. For tows that require inordinate labor, winching and recovery, when necessary, for vehicle removal from ditches, half submerged vehicles or off road, the towing service may charge the maximum rate of $100.00 per hour, calculated in half hour increments, provided that a fee not to exceed $50.00 imposed for the first half hour 
  7. For an immobilization, a maximum flat rate of $35.00 may be charged

Class B Vehicles - 10,001-16000 pounds or vessels which are 16-22 feet 

  1. Maximum flat rate of $160.00 for a non-consensual or trespass tow
  2. In addition to the flat rate, the towing service may charge for mileage at a maximum rate of $5.00 per mile, not to exceed ten miles for a trespass tow
  3. In addition to the flat rate, the towing service may charge for mileage at a maximum rate of $5.00 per mile for a non-consensual tow
  4. For non-consensual tows that extend beyond the initial thirty minutes at the scene, the towing service may charge the maximum rate of $31.25 per fifteen minute block thereafter, in addition to the flat rate
  5. A towing service may charge a maximum daily storage rate of $35.00 for non-consensual and trespass tows
  6. For tows that require inordinate labor, winching and recovery, when necessary, for vehicle removal from ditches, half submerged vehicles or off road, the towing service may charge the maximum rate of $125.00 per hour, calculated in half hour increments, provided that a fee not to exceed $62.50 imposed for the first half hour 
  7. For an immobilization, a maximum flat rate of $35.00 may be charged

Class C Vehicles - 16,001 or more pounds or vessels which are more than 22 feet 

  1. Maximum flat rate of $350.00 for a non-consensual or trespass tow
  2. In addition to the flat rate, the towing service may charge for mileage at a maximum rate of $6.00 per mile, not to exceed ten miles for a trespass tow
  3. In addition to the flat rate, the towing service may charge for mileage at a maximum rate of $6.00 per mile for a non-consensual tow
  4. For non-consensual tows that extend beyond the initial thirty minutes at the scene, the towing service may charge the maximum rate of $50.00 per fifteen minute block thereafter, in addition to the flat rate
  5. A towing service may charge a maximum daily storage rate of $55.00 for non-consensual and trespass tows
  6. For tows that require inordinate labor, winching and recovery, when necessary, for vehicle removal from ditches, half submerged vehicles or off road, the towing service may charge the maximum rate of $275.00 per hour, calculated in half hour increments, provided that a fee not to exceed $137.50 imposed for the first half hour 
  7. For an immobilization, a maximum flat rate of $35.00 may be charged

Additional Rates and Regulations:

  1. No additional charges or fees for use of a Go-Jak or dollies
  2. Storage fees shall only be assessed after the first six hours, and accrue for each calendar day thereafter
  3. The filing and processing of a lien notice, shall not exceed $75.00 per vehicle towed. A filing and processing fee shall only be charged if the towing service has complied with the requirements of Section 713.78, Florida Statutes
  4. A towing service may charge a fee of no more than $15.00 when they find it necessary to install and maintain a tarpaulin coverage on any stored vehicle in order to protect the interior of the vehicle from damage by incelement weather
  5. When vehicles or vessels are requested to be released after hours, or on days which the towing and/or immobilization service are closed, the business may charge a service fee of no more than $50.00 to open and release the vehicle or vessel. 
  6. For non-consensual towing, a towing and/or immobilization service may charge the $50.00 fee to open, but only if 3 hours have passed since the towing and/or immobilization notified local law enforcement and the owner of the vehicle, the time for release may be extended for up to 18 hours from the time the request is made with no additional charge. No additional storage or lien notice charges shall be assessed under the 18 hour extension one agreement has been reached.
  7. All storage and recovery charges shall be payable prior to release of the vehicle or vessel