Junk Vehicles


Code Compliance Officers can inspect and issue Junk Vehicle Affidavits for vehicles within the boundaries of Lewis County which meet the definition of "Junk vehicle", meaning a vehicle certified under RCW 46.55.230 as meeting at least three of the following requirements:

(a) Is three years old or older;

(b) Is extensively damaged, such damage including but not limited to any of the following: A broken window or windshield, or missing wheels, tires, motor, or transmission;

(c) Is apparently inoperable;

(d) Has an approximate fair market value equal only to the approximate value of the scrap in it.


Abandoned vehicles

For further information regarding abandoned vehicles which do not meet the criteria for ‘junk vehicles’, please see the attached link to Washington State Patrol: Abandoned Vehicles



Lewis County Environmental Services (360740-2718
Location – 2025 NE Kresky Ave., Chehalis Washington 98532