Wrecker Service and Tow Trucks

To: All Companies Registered as a Wrecker Service or Towing Business through the Glynn County Occupational Tax Office

From: Glynn County Police Department-Administration Division

Ref: Wrecker Service Registration – Announcement to Operate in Glynn County

In an effort to provide a fair and impartial means of distributing request for towing services among qualified firms and to ensure that such service is prompt and in the best interests of public safety as well as the interest of efficient policing operations for the removal from public streets of vehicles requiring towing, we are registering wrecker services in accordance with the Glynn County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 2-17, Vehicle for Hire, also referred to as: "The Glynn County Wrecker Ordinance", states in "Division 2 Registration Section 2-17-30 License and Registration with Glynn County Police Department required; information for registration" states; "It shall be unlawful for any wrecker service, either as principal, agent or employee, to use or operate upon any portion of any roadway or street located in the unincorporated area of Glynn County, a wrecker as defined in this Ordinance without first having filed a registration on each wrecker owned and operated by it. All such vehicles shall be registered with the Glynn County Police Department, upon a form to be provided by Glynn County."

Furthermore, "Section 2-17-31 Registration fee, expiration and renewal dates of registration" states; "There is hereby established pursuant to this Ordinance, an annual registration fee in the amount of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars payable to the Glynn County Police Department, per wrecker owned or operated by a wrecker service. All registration shall expire on December 31 of each year and shall be renewed between the dates of January 2 and January 20 of each calendar year. (0-1995-01)."

Once you complete the registration forms, a representative from the police department will contact you to schedule a time to come out and inspect the company's wreckers, records, and storage yards. There are forms that need to be completed prior to the officer performing the inspections. Please include all applicable information when completing the Wrecker Service registration forms.

If you have any questions or need any assistance with completing the forms, please do not hesitate to contact the Glynn County Police Department, Administration Division, 157 Carl Alexander Way, Brunswick, Ga 31525 or at [email protected]