Fleet Services maintains the city's Vehicle Impoundment Lot on Vice Mayor Jack Sharp Rd. in East Knoxville. The contact number for the lot is 865-215-6215.
Approximately 6,000 vehicles a year are processed through this lot. Along with other surplus city equipment, vehicles and unclaimed impounded vehicles are sold at public auctions held when inventory warrants. Look for information on these public auctions in the daily newspaper, on the radio, on television and on this website.
How to Retrieve Vehicle from Impoundment Lot:
• You must bring proof of insurance, a Government issued picture ID, a licensed driver, and proof of vehicle ownership to Impoundment Lot.
• Pay any fees for towing and storage at Impoundment Lot.
• Impoundment Lot is open 24 hours 7 days a week, BUT vehicles are only released 8 a.m. to 12 midnight 7 days a week.
• Pay fees with Cash, MC, VISA, Debit Card w/Visa Emblem, Company Check, Cashier Check, or Money Order.