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Towing License

Towing License
  Code of the Borough of Lodi; Chapter 526 Towing & Storage

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023

Review Borough Code 
Chapter 526 for full listing of requirements.

  1. So as to provide the Borough with assurance that a tower has sufficient experience and expertise in towing, as well as sufficient knowledge of the municipality and its various roadways, any person or entity must, itself, exclusive of any association with another, have been engaged in the business of towing and storing motor vehicles for at least the last five years and within this Borough for a minimum of the last two consecutive years. ("Within this Borough" shall not be interpreted as having a location within the Borough of Lodi) Where an entity wishing to engage in towing for the Borough of Lodi does not meet these minimum time requirements, it shall be sufficient that the principal(s) of such entity meet the requirements.
  2. The licensee must be able to provide service 24 hours per day, seven days per week, including holidays.
  3. A licensee must have a principal place of business which includes a business office and storage location, as hereinafter set forth, within 1.5 miles from an entrance or exit to One Memorial Drive, Lodi, New Jersey.
  4. All applicants must own or have access to at least one light-duty tow truck, one hydraulic flatbed car carrier and one heavy-duty tow truck.
  5. The licensee must be able to respond to the scene where its services are required within 15 minutes from the issuance of a telephone notice at any time of the day or night.
  6. A storage location must have a minimum of 5,000 square feet available to accommodate storage of a minimum of 15 vehicles. No vertical stacking of vehicles is permitted. In addition, each storage location must be able to provide secure indoor storage for a minimum of two motor vehicles.
  7. Each storage facility must provide access to same for the reclaiming of towed vehicles not less than eight hours per day (9:00 am to 5:00 pm)

One Memorial Drive, Room 202

One Memorial Drive, Room 202