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Abandoned vehicles

We will remove abandoned vehicles from the public highway.

To report an abandoned vehicle:

Please provide as much of the following information about the vehicle as possible:

  • Make and model (eg Ford Fiesta)
  • Colour
  • Registration Number
  • Exact location (eg outside number 7 George Street, Lancaster)
  • General condition of vehicle

What is an abandoned vehicle?

  • One with no road tax disc or a road tax disc that has expired for over a month
  • A vehicle left on any land in the open air in such circumstances or for such a period that it may be reasonably assumed to be abandoned, or, if the vehicle had been brought to the piece of land for the purpose of abandonment

Further Information

  • We aim to begin investigations within 24 hours. The maximum time taken to begin investigations will be 3 working days.
  • We aim to remove vehicles in 24 hours from the point at which we are entitled to do so.





01524 582491

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