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|
|Any claim must be made before||6 June 2022||11 June 2022|
For information on claiming a seized vehicle, go to claiming your vehicle.