Lien Sales Auction

The City of Long Beach Lien Sales Auction is held every other Tuesday and is open to the public. The location is 3111 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, California between Temple Avenue and Redondo Avenue. All vehicles are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" and with all faults. Seller makes no warranty or refunds. Vehicles are sold in an open competitive bid auction. The highest bidder is the buyer. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid or stop the sale of a vehicle. In the event of a dispute, the auctioneer's decision will be final.

Auction Listings and Photos


To view the listing or photos, click on the appropriate title below. The files can be printed and/or saved. If after clicking, a file does not appear, it is not available yet.

Available Lien Sale(s) Documents:

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Auction Details

  • Must be 18 years or older to enter and have a valid driver's license or valid state identification card with date of birth.
  • No pets allowed (except guide dogs).
  • No sandals or open toe shoes allowed.
  • Attendance, viewing, and bidder participation is now FREE.
  • All participants are required to register to participate in the bidding process. The winning bidder will be required to pay a $21 bidder fee. This fee will not apply to the price of auction vehicle(s) purchased.
  • No admittance after 9:50 a.m.
  • Forms of payment accepted: cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, or debit cards from the U.S.A. (No checks accepted). Cash only for bidder card registration.
  • Purchased vehicle(s) must be paid for by 4:00 p.m. on day of sale.
  • Purchased vehicle(s) must be removed from City premises by a tow truck by 5:30 p.m. on day of sale.
  • Vehicles with keys will be assessed a non-optional key fee charge to the final cost of each vehicle purchased. See Towing Fees & Charges page for fee details.
  • Property in vehicles belongs to the City of Long Beach. Anyone taking property from vehicles will be subject to search and prosecuted.
  • The City of Long Beach prohibits the use of video or still photography while in this facility unless specifically authorized by City management.

Gates Open

8:00 am

- 9:50 am
Vehicle Inspection Hours 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Bidder Registration Hours 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Auction Starts 9:50 am


    For Further Information:

    • Call (562) 570-2828;
    • Para ayuda en espanol oprima el numero (562) 570-2828; or
    • Visit the City of Long Beach Towing and Lien Sale Division office, at 3111 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, CA