Vehicle clamping and removal

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Ipswich Borough Council can legally clamp and remove a vehicle from the public highway, or a Council operated car park where a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) has been issued.  

View the Council’s Immobilisation and Removal of Vehicles policy.

1. Your vehicle can be clamped and/or removed if:

  • You are a persistent offender and evader of parking tickets (i.e. those with three or more unpaid parking tickets and haven’t challenged them within the timeframes given)
  • You park in a dangerous or hazardous location
  • Preventing or restricting works or authorised events
  • You park displaying an invalid Blue Badge
  • < li>Where a vehicle is in contravention of a waiting restriction

2. Before your vehicle can be released you will need to:

  • Provide proof of vehicle ownership
  • Provide proof of identity
  • Make the required payment

What to do next if: