Removal, storage, sale or disposal of vehicles and articles from Council assets

Under the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014, Council may confiscate vehicles or articles from Council assets if:

  • an unregistered vehicle is parked on a road
  • a vehicle on a road or Council land is considered abandoned
  • a vehicle is left in circumstances where its presence is hazardous
  • any article:
    - has damaged Council land or property
    - is abandoned
    - has been left unattended or found in/on Council land
    - has been deposited without consent
    - is being or has been used in contravention of a condition of consent
    - is evidence of a contravention of the local law
  • it is necessary to prevent the article from being used to commit, continue to commit or repeat a contravention of the local law.

Confiscated vehicles and articles

Where a vehicle or article is confiscated under the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014, and the owner (or a person in charge) is present at the time of confiscation, the Council officer will issue a receipt to that person. The details of these articles or vehicles will not be published on Council's website.

The details of all other confiscated articles or vehicles (the Notice of Confiscation), will be published on Council's website. They will be listed as soon as practicable and displayed for at least 14 days. 

Table about confiscated article or vehicle, location, date and Council reference number.
Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number
Patrea St, Banyo Trailer (unknown) 30 April 2019 AV 261969
Clipper St, Inala Toyota (unknown) 2 May 2019 AV 263600
Caladenia St, Acacia Ridge Ford Falcon 2 May 2019 AV 262189
Linton St, Kangaroo Point Mitsubishi Challenger 7 May 2019 AV 260971
Wilruna St, Wacol Ford (Unknown) 10 May 2019 AV 261856
Barbigal St, Stafford Volkswagen Polo 10 May 2019 AV 260056
Park Rd, Dutton Park Mitsubishi Lancer 10 May 2019 AV 264264
Rex Ct, Ellen Grove Hyundai Excel 10 May 2019 AV 264674
Flint St, Inala Mazda Bravo 14 May 2019 AV 264523

Release of confiscated articles

If you are the person claiming a right to possession of a confiscated article or vehicle, you must be able to meet a number of requirements:

  • provide proof of ownership or right to possession to Council’s satisfaction
  • provide photographic identification
  • pay the application release fee.

Once a person has claimed a right to possession, they have up to 28 days to satisfy these requirements and collect the article or vehicle. To claim a confiscated article or vehicle, phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and quote the Council reference number provided on the receipt or within the Notice of Confiscation.

Disposal of confiscated articles and vehicles

All confiscated articles that are not claimed within 14 days or claimed items where the claiming requirements have not been met within 28 days, will be offered for sale in accordance with the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014. If there is no purchaser for a confiscated article offered for sale, Council will dispose the article in accordance with the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014.

Auction of confiscated articles and vehicles

Confiscated vehicles are auctioned at Manheim, 110 Lamington Avenue, Eagle Farm. The next auction is on 29 May 2019.

Table about auction of confiscated articles or vehicles, location, date and Council reference number.
Confiscation location Description of article or vehicle Date confiscated Council reference number
Lapraik St, Ascot Toyota Hilux 31 January  2019 AV 252070
Love St, Spring Hill Ford Territory 6 March 2019 AV 256759
Beatty Rd, Rocklea Holden Barina     4 April 2019 AV 256728
Toohey St, Kangaroo Point     Nissan Pulsar 6 April 2019 AV 258841
Pickering St, Enogerra Holden Astra     6 April 2019 AV 256642
Brentwood St, Clayfield   Volkswagen Beetle 6 April 2019 AV 253732
Ashbolt St, Wooloowin    Honda CRV     6 April 2019 AV 258576
Harris Rd, Pinkenba Holden Commodore 6 April 2019 AV 259839
Archer St, Toowong Nissan Pulsar 6 April 2019 AV 255373
Philip St, Hawthorne Ford Falcon     6 April 2019 AV 257337
Quarry St, Spring Hill Nissan Pulsar 6 April 2019 AV 259918
Brisbane St, St Lucia Volvo S40 6 April 2019 AV 256810
Chesterfield Cres, Kuraby BMW 320I 6 April 2019 AV 259541
Laurel Ave, Chelmer Hyundai Getz 8 April 2019 AV 259961
Sparkes St, Chermside Holden Barina 8 April 2019 AV 258612
Evesham St, Moorooka Mazda CX9 8 April 2019 AV 258330
Ilya St, Macgregor     Mitsubishi Lancer 9 April 2019 AV 258547
Stanley Tce, Taringa Ford Falcon 10 April 2019 AV 258904
Bells Lane, Wooloowin Holden Vectra 10 April 2019 AV 255663
Beenleigh Rd, Sunnybank Mitsubishi Lancer 11 April 2019 AV 220685
Acacia Pl, Sunnybank Hills Ford Falcon     11 April 2019 AV 261977
Fox St, Albion Mitsubishi Challenger 11 April 2019 AV 258284
Leichhardt Crct, Forest Lake Nissan (Unknown) 12 April 2019 AV 259304
Railway Tce, Murarrie     Volkswagen Passat 12 April 2019 AV 258135
Eliza St, Clayfield Nissan Murano 15 April 2019 AV 257950
Avebury St, West End Toyota Hilux 15 April 2019 AV 260791
Hobart Ave, Camp Hill Caravan (Unknown) 15 April 2019 AV 260778
Main St, Kangaroo Point     Suzuki Grand Vitara 15 April 2019 AV 257574
Rembrandt St, Carina Ford Falcon 15 April 2019 AV 261441
Boniface St, Archerfield Ford Fairmont 18 April 2019 AV 262886
Sheffield Pl, Kuraby Mitsubishi Magna 18 April 2019 AV 259538
Sanflex St, Darra Ssangyong Korando 18 April 2019 AV 257394
Bishop St, Kelvin Grove Ford Falcon 26 April 2019 AV 259555
Effingham St, Tarragindi Mitsubishi Colt 26 April 2019 AV 262996
Victoria St, Windsor Holden Astra 26 April 2019 AV 260858
Connaught St, Sandgate Ford Festiva 26 April 2019 AV 259646
Pasteur St, Sunnybank    Daihatsu Applause 26 April 2019 AV 260384
Turbo Drive, Coorparoo  Toyota Corolla 26 April 2019 AV 262544
Windsor Rd, Red Hill Mazda 3 26 April 2019 AV 259756
Oakley St, Manly Subaru Liberty 26 April 2019 AV 261677
Kondalilla Pl, Fitzgibbon Ford Forte 26 April 2019 AV 262323
Last updated:20 May 2019