Power to remove unregistered or abandoned vehicles
(1) A Council may—
(a) move or impound any unregistered vehicle or vehicle considered by it to be abandoned (and anything in, on or attached to, the vehicle);
(b) keep the vehicle in the place to which it has been moved or any other place;
(c) return the vehicle to its owner on payment of a fee; and
Sch. 11 cl. 3(1)(d) amended by No. 63/2012 s. 28(1).
(d) sell, destroy or give away the vehicle (and anything in, on or attached to, the vehicle) if the owner of the vehicle has not paid the fee within 14 days of the Council impounding the vehicle.
Rural City of Wangaratta Council Local Law No.1 of 2014 states that Council may impound any item that encroaches or obstructs the free use of a public place and any item where breaches of a permit or non-compliance with a notice to comply has been detected. The impounded items listed below are now being disposed of in accordance with Rural City of Wangaratta Council Local Law No.1 of 2014 and the Local Government Act 1989.