Motorised toy vehicles
Any person using a motorised toy vehicle on private land that exceeds two hectares and has a dwelling/residence, is exempt from requiring a permit.
- The vehicle can only be used between the hours of 7am and 8pm Monday to Friday, and 9am and 8pm weekends.
- No more than two motorised toy vehicles can be used at any one time without a permit.
- The use of any motorised toy vehicle must not create any dust which detrimentally affects neighbouring properties.
- The vehicle/s must not be used on any of the following days:
- Total Fire Ban
- Severe, Extreme and Code Red Days
- Smog alert days
- Good Friday
- Christmas Day
- New Years Day.
Apply for a permit to use a motorised toy vehicle
Advertising vehicles for sale
Vehicles advertised for sale cannot be parked on nature strips, roads or Council reserves.
Municipal Laws Officers conduct regular patrols and issue fines of $200 for vehicles parked for the purposes of advertising, under Local Law provisions.
See the parking page for information on spaces, permits and restrictions.
Abandoned or derelict vehicles
A person must not leave an unregistered vehicle or abandon a vehicle on any road or parking area under the control of the Council or on Council land.
Vehicles found in this condition can be impounded and sold by Council.
Contacting the owner
Council will make a reasonable attempt to contact the registered owner to request the vehicle be removed.
If the vehicle is unregistered, enquiries will be made as to ownership, in the immediate neighbourhood.
The time allowed for removal will be based on the circumstances. If any danger or obstruction might result, immediate removal is required.
Removal and impounding
Where an owner cannot be identified or contacted, or fails to obey a direction to remove the vehicle from a public road, the vehicle (including goods and chattels in or on the vehicle) will be removed and impounded.
The owner, if known, will be contacted within four days and advised of the rights and procedures for release of impounded items.
If a vehicle remains unclaimed for 14 days the Council will proceed to sell it via a tender process, give it away or otherwise dispose of the vehicle.
- Inspection of these vehicles can be arranged by appointment between 9am -11am Monday to Friday. Contact Council’s Community Safety Department on 9433 3111
- All vehicles currently impounded are available for tender.
- Tenders, on an approved form, must be placed in the Tender Box located at the Nillumbik Shire Offices, Civic Drive, Greensborough
- If you are the successful tenderer, the vehicle must be removed from Council's pound facility within five (5) days of the tender being accepted.
- All vehicles are sold without any guarantee or warranty.
Reporting an illegally parked or abandoned vehicle
If you are aware of a vehicle that has been abandoned or is parked illegally, you can report it to us and we will investigate.
Report an illegally parked or abandoned vehicle