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Abandoned Vehicle Abatement

Abandoned Vehicle Abatement (AVA)

AVA Program

The Abandoned Vehicle Abatement (AVA) Program is a California Highway Patrol (CHP) administered program to provide funds to County Administrators for the removal of abandoned vehicles from within their counties by imposing a $1 registration fee for all vehicles registered within the county.  The fees are collected by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at the request of the AVA Authority.

The Solano Transportation Authority is the AVA Authority for Solano County and most of its member cities. The following cities and jurisdictions participate in the STA’s AVA program: BeniciaDixonFairfieldSolano CountySuisun CityVacaville, and Vallejo.

For more information regarding the AVA program, please visit the CHP's AVA website.
For AVA funding information, visit the State Controller's Office AVA website.

Download an AVA quarterly report entry file (Updated 3/9/09). Email completed reports to the STA staff contact. The report Excel file contains an FAQ sheet about how to fill out the report. 

Staff Contact: Susan Furtado, STA (707) 424-6013, sfurtado@sta.ca.gov.