Power to impound
Council has the power to impound anything in breach of the Amenity Local Law 2020, including:
- any unregistered or abandoned vehicle
- vehicles considered an unlawful obstruction as per the Local Government Act 1989
Report an abandoned car on a Council road
You can report an unregistered abandoned car on a Council road online.
Sale and disposal of impounded items
Council may sell or dispose of any impounded goods and items that are not reclaimed.
Unclaimed unregistered or abandoned vehicles impounded are sold via Pickles Auctions. Please contact Pickles Auctions directly for any purchasing enquiries.
For enquiries about impounded items, please get in touch with Community Laws at 9298 8000.
For enquiries about impounded vehicles, please contact Shift Towing at 1300 884 623.