More Information about the AVA Program
- CHP’s AVA website
- State Controller’s Office AVA website – funding information
- AVA Quarterly Report Entry File – Cities can send their completed reports to STA. This Excel file also contains an FAQ sheet about how to fill out the report.
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: Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Solano County, Suisun City, Vacaville, and Vallejo.