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Scrap Metal/Junk Dealer vehicles are required to be licensed by the Business Licensing Division. Vehicles must be inspected annually to ensure they comply with Detroit Police Department Office of Weights and Measures rules and regulations, and Detroit city code.
Junk dealers must have a valid driver's license, insurance, registration and surety bond. Also, junk vehicles must display a business name, full address and telephone number on each side of the vehicle in three inch letters.
For more information about junk vehicle inspection requirements or to report a non-compliant vehicle, contact DPD Weights and Measures at 313-596-5584.