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Tow Registration Instructions

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Instructions for Towing Permits


1. There will be three types of permits; business, wrecker driver, and immobilization.

2. For each type of permit, please provide the proper documentation that is required under Lee County Ordinance 13-19.

3. All business licenses need to be submitted and approved prior to any wrecker driver or immobilization permit being issued for a business.

Requirements for each type of permit.

Wrecker Operator Permit Wrecker Business Permit Immobilization Permit
1. Complete Tow Driver Registration Application 1. Complete Tow Company Registration Application 1. Complete Tow Driver Registration Application
2. Makesure you have submited the Tow Driver Registration. You should recieve an email as confirmation. 2. Makesure you have submited the Tow Company Registration. You should recieve an email as confirmation. Makesure you have submited the Tow Driver Registration. You should recieve an email as confirmation.
3. Once permit has been received and background completed notification will be sent with appointment date and time. 3. Submit copy of business license, insurance coverage’s, Corporation license. 3. Once permit has been received and background completed notification will be sent with appointment date and time.
4. At appointed time show up at LCSO with $25.00 cash, money order or business checks. No personal checks or credit cards 4. Once documents are reviewed an appointment will be made for issuance of business permit. 4. At appointed time show up at LCSO with $25.00 cash, money order or business checks. No personal checks or credit cards
5. Applicant will be finger printed, and photographed. Will be presented an ID card valid for 365 days. *Note any business owner will be required to submit for a wrecker driver permit, if planning to show up on scene or operate a wrecker. 5. Applicant will be finger printed, and photographed. Will be presented an ID card valid for 365 days.
*If working for two companies try and submiting both applications at the same time, so both ID’s can be completed at the same time.