Richmondshire District Council

Use this form to report:

  • An abandoned vehicle


Issues not dealt with in this form

What happens next?

The council has the power to remove a vehicle which has been abandoned only. It is the responsibility of the police to remove vehicles that are broken down or causing an obstruction.

All vehicles reported to us as abandoned will be visited by a council officer within 24 hours of the report being received.

What you’ll need to provide

  • Your details (optional)
  • Abandoned vehicle details (make, model, colour)
  • Abandoned vehicle registration number
  • Abandoned vehicle owner details (if known) 

Your privacy

The information you provide on this application form will be used to facilitate your Abandoned vehicle report. The information will only be disclosed to individuals in the Council who require it to complete your request. Please be aware that your information may be passed to the Council’s Counter Fraud Service and/or the Police if we suspect any fraudulent activity. For more information about how we use your personal data please see the Council’s Privacy Notice on its website.

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