Sandwell Council House reception will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May

The main reception at Sandwell Council House, Oldbury, will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May due to Annual Council. The reception will re-open as normal at 9am on Wednesday 22 May. Access council services online →

Abandoned vehicles

A vehicle is classed as abandoned if:

  • It has been parked in the same place for a long period of time, and
  • It is not taxed

You can check if a vehicle is taxed or if it has been declared SORN.

Report an abandoned vehicle

Report an abandoned vehicle

If you are aware of a vehicle being driven which is not currently taxed, please contact the DVLA.

If a vehicle is taxed and has been parked in the same place on the road for a considerable length of time please contact West Midlands Police.

If your vehicle has been labelled as abandoned

If your vehicle has been labelled as abandoned and you wish to claim it back you must contact us within seven days on 0121 368 1177.

You will be asked to prove you own the vehicle.