Notice of seizure of property

Service information

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, the seizure authority, has seized the following property as described below:

Item Time and date Location Provisions Notice
Red Fiat Punto Registration YG06 WRT 1125 30.10.17 Sherwood Road, Blackburn (outside 23) Section 34B of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 Download
White Ford Transit – Registration YG56 KLM 12:56pm 2nd August 2017 Fletcher Street, Blackburn Section 34B of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 Download

Wish to claim the property?

Any person who wished to make a claim over the property must give notice in writing to:

Head of Environment & Public Protection
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
White Dove Building
Davyfield Road
Blackburn
BB1 2LX

Any claim must be made within 15 days of the date of this notice.

What will I need?

Any person making a claim will be required to produce proof of identity and address. Where an agent makes the claim on behalf  of their principal, they will need to produce proof of address of themselves and their principal together with proof of authority to act as an agent.

Where the seized property is a motor vehicle with a registration mark, and the person claiming entitlement purports to be the registered keeper, they must produce the registration document.

Additional information

The authority may be of the opinion that it is necessary to retain the seized property for the duration of an investigation or criminal proceedings.

  • A seizure authority may sell, destroy or otherwise dispose of seized property where a seizure notice has been published and:
  • A claim was made within the claim period but the seizure authority did not determine that the claimant was entitled to the property.

If you require help with something in this section please contact us

Contact details

Mail Public Protection Service, White Dove Offices, Davyfiled Road, Blackburn. BB1 2LX
Phone Number(s) Environmental Protection 01254 267699
Fax Number(s) 01254 267672
E-mail publicprotection@blackburn.gov.uk
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