We are not currently investigating abandoned vehicles. If a vehicle has been left in a dangerous place, call the police on 101.
The council has the power to remove abandoned vehicles under the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978.
An abandoned vehicle is likely to have one or more of the following characteristics:
However there may be legitimate reasons why a car has been left somewhere for a long period of time, for example:
If a vehicle is not currently taxed then it can be reported to the DVLA.
Vehicles that are obstructively or dangerously parked,irrespective of whether a vehicle is taxed or not, must be reported to the police.
If you would like to report an abandoned vehicle, please complete the form below or Contact Us.
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