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.
|Date of First Notice
|Date of Final Notice
|Date for removal of car
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
- Telephone 01-4149000 or leave a message on voicemail at 01- 4149220
- Submit a report via Customer Care Contact System
- Email email@example.com
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.