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What You Should Know About Being Towed
Towing and storage charges cannot exceed rates set by town oridinance.
The act requires that after a vehicle is towed:
The property owner and the towing company must have a contract for the towing and the property owner has authorized the towing company to remove the particular vehicle.
The requirementss do not apply to a single family home or an owner-occupied multi unit structure, and the signage requirements are different for a residential community with clearly assigned spaces for residents.
Unlawful Practices for towing companies
Unattended cars cannot be towed from private parking lots unless:
Towing - For the Consumer
The amended Predatory Twoing Prevention Act became effective in New Jersey on April 15, 2009. The amended Act regulates tows from private property, and tows initiated by law enforcement, without the prior consent of the vehicles owner or operator.
Towing from Private Property