The Tow Services Division works with the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department and surrounding municipalities to keep KCMO’s streets clear of abandoned, inoperable and unlicensed vehicles. Many of these vehicles are stolen property or in dangerous condition. Vehicles that are not claimed by the owner or held as evidence are auctioned off once a month. The Tow Lot is located at 7750 E. Front Street, Kansas City, Mo. 64120 and is open six days a week (except for City holidays). Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Saturday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Phone number is (816) 513-0688.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Find a licensed, bonded and insured tow truck company?
Here is a list of City Approved Tow Services
Check AutoReturn before driving to the Tow Lot.
You must bring the correct paperwork and form of payment to the Tow Lot during business hours to reclaim your vehicle.
Contact the Police Department at 911.
You should visit the Tow Refund page for more information on tow and storage fee refunds.
If it’s on the street or on private property, such as a driveway, call 311 and City inspectors will follow up.
Vehicle auctions are held on the third Tuesday of each month at the Tow Lot, 7750 E. Front St. A list of vehicles scheduled for auction is available.
If you’ve purchased an auction vehicle, you may title it in three steps.
Who can answer my questions about vehicle registration, license plates and personal property tax on my vehicle?