Epsom & Ewell Borough Council are responsible for identifying and dealing with any vehicle that has been abandoned on the public highway. Any reported vehicle will be inspected within 24 hours with appropriate checks being made to determine whether it has been abandoned. If we do determine the vehicle has been abandoned, it will be removed within a further 24 hours.If the vehicle is burnt out or considered to be in a dangerous condition due to vandalism, it will be removed immediately under the Clean Neighbourhood Environment Act 2005. We may, on occasion, consider that taxed vehicles have also been abandoned.If the vehicle is on private land, a 15-day Removal of Vehicle Notice can be placed on the vehicle. With the land owner's permision in writing, the vehicle can be removed within 24 hours.If the vehicle is being used but is not taxed, you should report it to the DVLA via the DVLA website.