Contact us to report an abandoned vehicle
Abandoning a vehicle is a criminal offence and is dealt with by the Environmental Protection team.
North Norfolk District Council does not investigate vehicles which have a valid tax. The vehicle enquiry service can assist you in finding out if a vehicle is taxed.
Untaxed vehicles can be reported online by completing the form below, untaxed vehicles should also be reported to the DVLA. If a vehicle appears to have been left unattended for more than two weeks, unless it is burnt out, use this form to report it abandoned.
Please note - if the vehicle is parked on private land we can only accept reports from the landowner.
Before you report an abandoned vehicle please collect as much information as possible, including:
- Vehicle registration
- Vehicle make
- Vehicle model and colour
- Is the vehicle damaged?
- Location of vehicle
- Length of time at current location
- Other information/comments
Your contact details
- Your name
- Address line 1
- Address line 2
- Phone number
- Email address
The following characteristics are generally common to abandoned vehicles and one or more will be taken into consideration by an enforcement officer when deciding if a vehicle is abandoned:
- Flat tyres
- No current registered keeper
- Broken windows
- Stationary for more than 2 weeks
- Contains waste
- Missing number plates
- Burnt out
- Significantly damaged, run down or not roadworthy
A Local Authority officer will investigate all reported abandoned vehicles within 2 working days to make an assessment if the vehicle fits the criteria.
Report an abandoned vehicle