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 The details of these articles or vehicles will not be published on Council's website.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
Akonna St, Wynnum Hyundai Getz 17 July 2019 AV267590
Boundary St, Spring Hill Holden Commodore 19 July 2019 AV268965
Brandon Rd, Runcorn Toyota Corolla 19 July 2019 AV268191
Cairns St, East Brisbane Hyundai Sonata 1 June 2018 AV195927
Chadford St, Macgregor Ford Mondeo 23 July 2019 AV268021
Chateau St, Calamvale Mitsubishi Lancer 29 July 2019 AV271152
Coachwood Cres, Forest Lake Nissan Nirvana 19 July 2019 AV263108
Eric Cres, Annerley Ford 19 July 2019 AV269009
Fairview St, Fairfield Ford Falcon 18 July 2019 AV267642
Flanders St, Salisbury Jeep Cherokee 22 July 2019 AV269208
Heath St, East Brisbane Volkswagen Polo 24 July 2019 AV267880
Holmes St, Moorooka BMW 22 July 2019 AV268897
Hows Rd, Nundah Lexus 17 July 2019 AV268276
Jenner Street, Nundah Mitsubishi Magna 18 July 2019 AV267845
Jordan Tce, Bowen Hills Toyota Lexcen 10 July 2019 AV267066
Kholo Rd, Kholo Unknown 29 July 2019 AV270600
Kimberley St, Darra BMW  8 July 2019 AV268733
Logan Rd, Eight Mile Plains Suzuki Swift 9 July 2019 AV269098
Mary St, Brisbane City Vmoto LJ50QT-H 12 July 2019 AV268501
Mons Rd, Carina Heights Mitsubishi Verada 26 July 2019 AV268372
Musgrave Rd, Coopers Plains Mazda 3 10 July 2019 AV266618
Somerset Rd, Kedron Diahatsu Sirion 19 July 2019 AV268881
Springfield St, Macgregor Mitsubishi  10 July 2019 AV268113
Stackpole St, Wishart Holden Astra 25 July 2019 AV269402
Stanley Tce, Brighton Toyota Camry 8 July 2019 AV266434
View St, Chermside Toyota Dyna 10 July 2019 AV238502

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 14 August 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
Alice St, Kedron Holden Astra 12 June 2019 AV262581
Bishop St, Kelvin Grove Chrysler PT 24 June 2019 AV264413
Bowen Tce, New Farm Nissan Pulsar 14 June 2019 AV264969
Brickfield Rd, Aspley Citreon C4 14 June 2019 AV265037
Cairns St, Kangaroo Point Mazda 3 14 June 2019 AV264663
Enid St, Bracken Ridge Holden Commodore 26 June 2019 AV265785
Flamingo St, Inala Honda Accord 11 July 2019 AV266511
Grenadier Ct, Runcorn Hyundai Elantra 11 July 2019 AV268184
Hansen St, Moorooka Nissan X-Trail 11 June 2019 AV264340
Hinkler St, Kedron Mazda 3 25 June, 2019 AV267887
Lizzie St, Bardon Toyota Camry 10 June 2019 AV266620
Lockhart St, Woolloongabba Toyota Celica 18 June 2019 AV265245
Marsala St, Calamvale Diahatsu Charade 21 June 2019 AV263247
Picot Cres, Runcorn Hyundai Accent 3 July 2019 AV268055
Pine St, Bulimba Hyundai Accent 12 June 2019 AV262577
Princess St, Fairfield Hyundai Excel 12 June 2019 AV265028
Roghan Rd, Bracken Ridge Holden Rodeo 2 July 2019 AV267640
Sommervill St, Annerley Toyota Camry 21 June 2019 AV264822
Wickham St, Fortitude Valley BMW 730 13 July 2019 AV269479
Last updated:1 August 2019