Motor vehicle booting

Companies that place a locking wheel boot on vehicles need a license in Minneapolis.

Definition

A locking wheel boot, when attached, prevents a vehicle from moving.

boot on car wheel

Before you begin

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Requirements

A Minneapolis Police Officer must be present when a company installs a wheel locking boot on the following types of vehicles:

  • Vehicles with tax exempt plates
  • Vehicles with a handicap vehicle permit
  • Marked emergency vehicles
  • United States military vehicles

See Minneapolis Code of Ordinances 320.45

Application

Vehicle booting companies in Minneapolis are required to be licensed. 

See Vehicle Immobilization Company Application

Fee

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Submit your application

Submit your application to Business Licenses & Consumer Services

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Business Licenses & Consumer Services

Inspector Julie Casey

 

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 1
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Business Licenses & Consumer Services

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