Report an abandoned vehicle
How to report an abandoned vehicle:
- Call ELVIS (End of Life Vehicle Impound Scheme) on 08456 121 999, or
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information you must provide:
- registration number
- make, model and colour
- condition of the vehicle
This scheme is a joint operation between Northamptonshire's Arson Task Force, Northamptonshire Police, Northamptonshire County Council, Kettering Borough Council and all the other district and borough councils in Northamptonshire.
Kettering Borough Council are under a duty (section 3(1) of the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978) to remove a vehicle which is abandoned in their area unless it is on private land.
The Police have powers to remove any vehicle which is left in breach of local traffic regulation orders, or is causing an obstruction or likely to cause a danger or which is broken down or abandoned without lawful authority.
Last reviewed 18/10/2016