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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 an abandoned vehicle

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

Heavy vehicle on private land

In accordance with Local Law no.44 (Heavy vehicle Parking) 2007, a licence may be required to park a heavy vehicle on a residential premises.

The object of this local law is to ensure that heavy vehicle parking on residential premises does not result in harm to human health or safety and does not unreasonably detract from the desirable characteristics of the natural and built environment in which the heavy vehicle is parked.

Visit our Heavy vehicle parking permit page for more information about these licences.

Use the online form below to report an illegally parked heavy vehicle on private land.

Report an illegally parked heavy vehicle

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

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 an illegally parked vehicle

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

Illegal parking near schools

Parking rules apply around schools, especially around school entrances.

In a school zone:

  • parking restrictions may be stricter than normal
  • there may be a pick-up and drop-off area where parking is not allowed, but where you can collect your children in a fast and safe way.

If someone parks a vehicle illegally or dangerously they can be given a fine and their vehicle may be towed.

You can help keep your children's school zone safe by reporting badly parked vehicles using the online form below.

Visit the Queensland Government safe school travel web page for more information about parking in school zones.

Report illegal parking near schools

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

Vehicle obstructing driveway or roadworks

See Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Road Rules) Regulation 2009, Section 198(2).

A driver must not stop on or across a driveway or other way of access for vehicles travelling to or from adjacent land unless the driver is dropping off or picking up passengers, does not leave the vehicle unattended, and completes the dropping off or picking up of the passengers within two minutes after stopping.

Use the online form below to report vehicles obstructing a driveway or roadworks.

Report a vehicle obstructing driveway or roadworks

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

Vehicle/motor bike noise

The City of Gold Coast has jurisdiction to act on certain noise complaints, sharing the responsibility of noise control with other government bodies. For more information or to lodge a complaint, visit our Report a problem - Noise nuisance page.

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