Abandoned vehicles

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Abandoned vehicles are not only an eyesore, they can also become a target for vandals and become a danger to the public.

An abandoned vehicle will commonly display one or more of the following characteristics:

  • It may be untaxed
  • No current vehicle keeper on the DVLA records
  • The vehicle has been stationary for a period of time, e.g. weed growth etc.
  • The vehicle is significantly damaged, run down or unroadworthy
  • The vehicle is burned out
  • One or both number plates are missing
  • The vehicle contains waste

Use our online form to report an abandoned vehicle in this district.

Unwanted vehicles

If you have a car that you no longer want and cannot sell, you can use Kent County Council's "Vehicle Surrender Scheme" to have it collected free of charge.