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Report a problem - Vehicles

Please select from the list below to make an online report or to find out more information about your problem.

Abandoned vehicles

City officers can investigate abandoned vehicles that have been left on public (City) land. For more information on this process, plus details on impounded vehicles and abandoned vehicle auctions, please visit our Abandoned vehicles page.

If you wish to report an abandoned vehicle on public land, please make sure you have the following details before you complete our online form below:

  • vehicle registration number (if available)
  • colour/make/model/type of vehicle (e.g. white Toyota Landcruiser ute)
  • state of the vehicle: if the vehicle presents a danger to the public, please call us as soon as possible on
    07 5667 5991
  • exact location of vehicle – please provide as much detail as possible
  • how many days the vehicle has been parked in this location (vehicle must not have been moved from the location for more than one week).

Report a problem online

Use this online form to report your issue to City of Gold Coast.

You will also be asked for this information if you choose to make your complaint by calling us on 07 5667 5991.

Hooning

If the incident is happening now please call Triple Zero (000).

Otherwise, please contact Queensland Police Service's Policelink on their dedicated Hoon Hotline, 13HOON
(13 46 66) or report the hoons online.

If possible please have the following information ready:

  • the make and model of the vehicle or describe what it looks like
  • what hooning activity the vehicle was doing
  • the registration number of the vehicle
  • the date, time and where the hooning took place.

Illegally parked vehicles

City officers can investigate illegal parking problems that occur on public (City) land. For information on some of the common problems, and the relevant state regulations, please visit our Safe and legal parking tips page. Please make sure you have the following details before you complete our online form below:

  • vehicle registration number (if available)
  • colour/make/model/type of vehicle (e.g. white Toyota Landcruiser ute)
  • reason for reporting the vehicle: if the vehicle presents a danger to the public, please contact the City as soon as possible on 07 5667 5989
  • exact location of vehicle – please provide as much detail as possible
  • the time of day the vehicle is parked illegally
  • any additional information that may assist us in locating the vehicle (e.g. if this is a regular occurrence, please provide details of time of day/days of week and how often this occurs).

Report a problem online

Use this online form to report your issue to City of Gold Coast.

You will also be asked for this information if you choose to make your complaint by calling us on 07 5667 5989.

Vehicle/motor bike noise

The City of Gold Coast (City) has jurisdiction to act on certain noise complaints, sharing the responsibility of noise control with other government bodies. Please see the information below which outlines administering authorities for various noise complaints related to vehicles and traffic:

  • On private land: Queensland Police Service (contact your local police station). Phone Policelink on 13 14 44
    (or 07 3055 6206 for interstate / mobile callers).
  • Noisy vehicles: Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads. Phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68).
  • Traffic on major arterial roads: Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads. Phone 07 5583 8111.
  • Traffic on minor roads: City of Gold Coast Traffic Management. Phone 07 5581 6255.
  • In parks and reserves: Queensland Police Service (contact your local police station). Call Policelink on 13 14 44 (or 07 3055 6206 for interstate / mobile callers).

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