Junk Vehicles


Junk vehicles may be towed away and destroyed after a hearing process. Owners may face fines as high as $200.

Junk vehicles on private property in Fort Worth aren’t just an eyesore. They’re a public nuisance that create many safety hazards in our community.

A vehicle is considered junk if:

  • It doesn’t have a lawfully attached, unexpired registration sticker and license plate.
  • It’s wrecked, dismantled or partially dismantled.
  • It’s on private property and has not worked for over 20 consecutive days.
  • It’s visible from a property different from the one where it’s located.

Fines can be as high as $200 and the vehicle may be towed.

For questions or to report violations:

  • Call: 817-392-1234
  • Go online: MyFW app
  • Email: 1234@fortworthtexas.gov

Report abandoned vehicles parked on the street or on public property to non-emergency Fort Worth Police dispatch at 817-392-4222.