Impounded Vehicle Release 

To obtain the release of a vehicle that was impounded by a deputy after a traffic stop, the owner of the vehicle, or other person entitled to lawful possession must present the following items at the Lane County Sheriff’s Office:

  1. Proof of ownership or right of possession (original vehicle title or current registration card).

  2. Proof of valid driving privileges, or bring a driver with proof of valid driving privileges - **please note that if you are the registered owner and DO NOT have a valid license, you will be required to present another form of identification (Oregon ID card, Social Security card, passport – for additional forms of valid identification, contact our office).

  3. Proof of current financial responsibility (insurance).

  4. Payment of a $110 administrative fee (CASH OR MONEY ORDER EXCLUDING WESTERN UNION).

Our office is located in the Lane County Courthouse at 125 E. 8th Avenue.  The easiest access is from the Oak Street entrance.  Once inside the building, follow the overhead sign directing you to Sheriff’s Office Central Reception in Room 140.

Lobby hours are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday, excluding legal holidays.  Telephone hours are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, excluding legal holidays. 

You may experience a wait for service as we assist citizens on a first-come, first-serve basis.  If you need additional information, please contact our office during the hours above at 541-682-4158.