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

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 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, the Council officer will issue a receipt to the owner (or a person in charge) if the person is present at the time of confiscation. The details of all other confiscated articles or vehicles (the Notice of Confiscation), will be published on Council's website as soon as practicable after the removal and displayed for at least 14 days. Articles or vehicles where a receipt has been issued to an individual will not be published on Council's website.

Confiscated vehicles and articles
Confiscation Location Description of Article or Vehicle Date Confiscated Council reference Number
Somerset St, Windsor Holden Astra 18/10/2018 AV 246646
Turbo Dr, Coorparoo Toyota Corolla 1/11/2018 AV 248072
Real St, Annerley Mitsubishi Express 1/11/2018 AV 247855
Brisbane Cso, Yeronga Hyundai Accent 2/11/2018 AV 247458
Stopford St, Wooloowin Holden Astra 2/11/2018 AV 247299
Gilchrist Ave, Herston Ford Festiva 7/11/2018 AV 248456
Seabrook St, Kedron Hyundai I30 7/11/2018 AV 241200
Addison St, Windsor Toyota Camry 7/11/2018 AV 247883
Meridan St, Coorparoo Kawasaki Ninja 2 9/11/2018 AV 247080
Edward St, Brisbane City Lexus (Model Unknown) 12/11/2018 AV 250172

 

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, contact Council on 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. 

Confiscation Location Description of Article or Vehicle Date Confiscated Council reference Number Auction Date
Bundabah Dr, Calamvale Hyundai Getz 8/6/2018 AV 234436 28/11/2018
Hellawell Rd, Sunnybank Hills Nissan Tiida 12/7/2018 AV 238857 28/11/2018
Clay St, New Farm Black Toyota Yaris 18/10/2018 AV244576 28/11/2018
Earnshaw Rd, Northgate Green BMW 19/10/2018 AV247369 28/11/2018
Barclay St, Deagon White Ford Laser 19/10/2018 AV246925 28/11/2018
Bangalow St, Bridgeman Dows Grey Holden Captiva 19/10/2018 AV246717 28/11/2018
Norinda St, Sunnybank White Ford Falcon 22/10/2018 AV246335 28/11/2018
Gympie Rd, Kedron Maroon Holden Vectra 22/10/2018 AV246785 28/11/2018
Rubicon Cres, Kuraby Blue Holden Commodore 22/10/2018 AV245969 28/11/2018
Esplanade Lota Blue Toyota Camry 24/10/2018 AV247677 28/11/2018
Wynnum North Rd, Wynnum Red Daewoo Kalos 24/10/2018 AV247497 28/11/2018
Annerley Rd, Annerley Brown Toyota Corolla 24/10/2018 AV245965 28/11/2018
Mawson St, Stafford Heights Blue Daihatsu Charade 25/10/2018 AV247016 28/11/2018
Ellis St, Stones Corner Silver Toyota 26/10/2018 AV247248 28/11/2018
Fortescue St, Spring Hill Fawn Toyota Camry 26/10/2018 AV245757 28/11/2018

 

16 November 2018