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Abandoned Vehicles

Abandoned Vehicles

Removal of Abandoned Vehicle(s)

If the vehicle(s) listed below are not removed by the owner(s) - under Section 71(7) ( c ) of the Waste Management Act, 1996, as amended, the vehicle will become the property of South Dublin County Council. South Dublin County Council will then have the vehicle removed on the date shown.

REF. NoDate of First NoticeColourMakeModelLocationDate of Final NoticeDate for removal of car
2895926/04/2018BlackVolvoS40Alderwood Drive, Tallaght, Dublin 2410/05/201824/05/2018
2897326/04/2018SilverToyotaAvensisKiltalown Court, Tallaght, Dublin 2410/05/201824/05/2018
2903226/04/2018BrownNissanAlmeraWatergate, Old Bawn, Dublin 2410/05/201824/05/2018
2919026/04/2018SilverFordFiestaKnockmore Gardens, Killinarden, Dublin 2410/05/201824/05/2018
2919926/04/2018BlueMercedesC180Orlagh Avenue, Scholarstown, Dublin 1610/05/201824/05/2018
2954026/04/2018SilverOpelVectraGlenshane Dale, Jobstown, Dublin 2410/05/201824/05/2018
2954326/04/2018RedOpelCorsaWhitechurch Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 1410/05/201824/05/2018

IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT THE ABANDONMENT OF VEHICLES IS A PROSECUTABLE OFFENCE UNDER SECTION 71 OF THE WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, 1996, AS AMENDED WITH FINES UP TO €5,000 ON PROSECUTION.

Enforcement & Licensing Section
Environment, Water & Climate Change Department

Removal of Abandoned/Burnt Out Vehicles

All complaints of abandoned/burnt out vehicles in a public place i.e. road, footpath or public open space, should be reported to the Litter Warden Services giving location and details. Reports can be made by:

The following are not considered to be abandoned -

  • Vehicles poorly parked
  • Vehicles involved in residential parking disputes
  • Broken down vehicles

Unwanted Domestic Cars

You may deposit your unwanted vehicle at an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF). The ATF’s in South Dublin County Council’s administrative area are listed below. If dropping off the End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) yourself, please ensure that you get a certificate of destruction, or if you are having it collected please be sure that the haulier can show you a valid Waste Collection Permit that allows them to collect End-of –Life-Vehicles. If you suspect that they do not have a valid Waste Collection Permit, take their vehicle registration details and report them to the Waste Enforcement Officers on 01 – 4149000. Vehicles collected illegally often end up dumped or burnt out and are not safely disposed of.

Find a list of Authorised Treatment Facilities in South Dublin County Council here.

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