Vehicles suspected of waste crime

Overview

We have the power to seize a vehicle, trailer or mobile plant and their contents if we believe it is being used for – or will be used for – waste crimes such as fly-tipping.

When we can seize a vehicle

We will seize a vehicle if it has been:

  • used to dump waste illegally – fly-tipping
  • used to transfer waste while driven by someone not registered as a waste carrier
  • used to transfer waste to someone not registered as a waste carrier
  • used at a site that is breaking the rules of an environmental permit

Vehicles we have seized

We list details below of vehicles we have seized that can still be claimed.

Detail Vehicle 1 Vehicle 2
Vehicle description Mitsubishi L200, black Audi Q7, silver
Registration number EY63 EKT AO65 VXA
Date vehicle was seized 6 May 2022 11 May 2022
Reason Fly-tipping in Hobart Road on 7 March 2022 and 26 March 2022 Fly-tipping large amounts of waste in Cooper Shaw Road Tilbury on 27 February 2022
Legal powers used Section 34b of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 Section 34b of the Environmental Protection Act 1990
Case reference 22/02090/ABFLYT 22/01717/ABFLYT
Any claim must be made before 6 June 2022 11 June 2022

For information on claiming a seized vehicle, go to claiming your vehicle.