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Abandoned vehicles

Laws allow Council to move or impound abandoned cars.

Report an abandoned car

If you see a car you believe to be abandoned:

  • ·note details including where the car is parked, a description of the car, and the car's registration (if it has a number plate).
  • contact the Council on 1300 88 22 33 for investigation.

Unregistered cars

It is illegal to park an unregistered car on a roadway or nature strip. A warning notice may be issued, if necessary.

Impounded cars

If an unregistered or abandoned vehicle is impounded it will be towed to Pick-A-Part in Kilsyth. They can be contacted on 03 9728 3855.  

A release fee will be payable upon collection of the vehicle. It must be collected within 30 days of impoundment.


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