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Abandoned Vehicles

Abandoned Vehicles

Removal of Abandoned Vehicle(s)

If the vehicle(s) listed below are not removed by the owner(s) - under Section 71(7) ( c ) of the Waste Management Act, 1996, as amended, the vehicle will become the property of South Dublin County Council. South Dublin County Council will then have the vehicle removed on the date shown.

REF. NoDate of First NoticeColourMakeModelLocationDate of Final NoticeDate for removal of car
3207715/11/2018SilverNissanPrimeraEllensborough Crescent, Tallaght, Dublin 2429/11/201813/12/2018
3215815/11/2018SilverMercedes BenzBrookmount, Tallaght, Dublin 2429/11/201813/12/2018
3240415/11/2018BlackSkodaFabiaTymon North Lawn, Tallaght, Dublin 2429/11/201813/12/2018
3242506/12/2018BlueFordFocusGlenmore Court, Ballyboden, Dublin 2420/12/201803/01/2019
3275106/12/2018BlackCitroenC4 Fortfield Drive, Terenure, Dublin 6W20/12/201803/01/2019

IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT THE ABANDONMENT OF VEHICLES IS A PROSECUTABLE OFFENCE UNDER SECTION 71 OF THE WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, 1996, AS AMENDED WITH FINES UP TO €5,000 ON PROSECUTION.

Enforcement & Licensing Section
Environment, Water & Climate Change Department

Removal of Abandoned/Burnt Out Vehicles

All complaints of abandoned/burnt out vehicles in a public place i.e. road, footpath or public open space, should be reported to the Litter Warden Services giving location and details. Reports can be made by:

The following are not considered to be abandoned -

  • Vehicles poorly parked
  • Vehicles involved in residential parking disputes
  • Broken down vehicles

Unwanted Domestic Cars

You may deposit your unwanted vehicle at an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF). The ATF’s in South Dublin County Council’s administrative area are listed below. If dropping off the End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) yourself, please ensure that you get a certificate of destruction, or if you are having it collected please be sure that the haulier can show you a valid Waste Collection Permit that allows them to collect End-of –Life-Vehicles. If you suspect that they do not have a valid Waste Collection Permit, take their vehicle registration details and report them to the Waste Enforcement Officers on 01 – 4149000. Vehicles collected illegally often end up dumped or burnt out and are not safely disposed of.

Find a list of Authorised Treatment Facilities in South Dublin County Council here.

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