Vehicle: Tags, Title, and Purchase

Vehicle Purchase

The Department that purchases the vehicle is responsible for the accurate Titling, DMV registration and obtaining license plate from the NC DMV.

  1. Create requisition to purchase vehicle
  2. Complete title request for DMV
  3. Acquire proper license plate from DMV
  4. Annual renewal of vehicle registration unless vehicle has permanent registration certificate
  5. Annual payment of property taxes or other fees associated with each vehicle



    1. Vehicles to be used for instruction purposes and purchased with state funds should be titled as follows:

    State Board of Community Colleges - 818
    5013 Mail Service Center
    Office Location 258E
    Raleigh, NC 27699-5013

    Mecklenburg County should be listed on registration form (Not Wake).

    Recommend using DMV at the Brookshire Blvd location and request they use the correct CODE for STATE VEHICLES.


    2. Vehicles to be used in the operation of the college purchased with non-state funds should be titled as follows:

    Central Piedmont Community College
    PO Box 35009
    Charlotte, 28235-5009


    Vehicle Title Storage

    State Titled Vehicles

    • The State keeps the original Vehicle Title
    • Office of the VP of Finance & Administrative Services keeps a copy of the Vehicle title in CPCC's safe deposit box at the bank
    • Individual Departments keep a copy for their records
    • Enterprise Risk Management keeps a copy for insurance records
    • Inventory Control keeps copy for their records


    County Titled Vehicles

    • The original vehicle title is sent to Office of the VP of Finance & Administrative Services for storage in CPCC's safe deposit box at the bank
    • Copy of vehicle title for Inventory Control records
    • Send copy of vehicle title and vehicle registration to Enterprise Risk Management for audit purposes