Cars - Removal from private or public property (2.5.28.L4)
Cars - Removal from private or public property
Updated: July 2019
Words you may need to know
Vehicle - a type of transport
Removal - to take away and dispose of (get rid of)
Abandoned - left, dumped
Authorities - the States or the Parish
Registration number - the number plate
Dispose - get rid of/ remove
Environment - the countryside, streams, water courses etc
Registered owner – This is the person to whom the vehicle is registered
For full details on your options to remove vehicles parked on private land, please click here.
New legislation that gives private landowners the power to move, sell or dispose of vehicles that have been parked or abandoned on their land has been registered by the Royal Court on February 2019.
New legislation that gives private landowners the power to move, sell or dispose of vehicles that have been parked or abandoned on their land has been registered by the Royal Court on February 2019
As well as giving landowners options to deal with vehicles that are left on private land, the Motor Vehicles (Removal from Private Land) (Jersey) Regulations 2019 outlaws practices such as wheel clamping. The Regulations came into force on the 21st June 2019.
If a vehicle is abandoned on public or parish roads or land, it can be removed, sold or crushed by the authorities and the last registered owner charged for any money that is owed. There is a procedure with time limits which is followed.
For Andium Homes, telephone 500700 and ask for the Estate Officer for the estate concerned. They will deal with the removal of cars from their property.