The impounded vehicle section works in conjunction with the Suffolk County Police Department and Department of Public Safety. Vehicles impounded include abandoned vehicles in violation of Section 1224 of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law, Road Hazards, Section 511-B impounds (aggravated unlicensed operation of motor vehicles), as well as All Terrain Vehicles. The office staff handles vehicle redemptions and complaints concerning abandoned vehicles. The Division also supplies unclaimed junk vehicles to fire districts enabling them to train for vehicle rescues.
Brookhaven Town may impound any vehicle, with or without plates, anywhere in the Town of Brookhaven that would be considered abandoned under Section 1224 of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law. Do not report burned vehicles to the Town of Brookhaven. The Suffolk County Police Department must contact us before we may impound a burned vehicle
Report an Abandoned Vehicle on a Town Road
You can use our online system to report an abandoned vehicle in Brookhaven. You will be required to enter your contact information, the location of the abandoned vehicle and a description of the abandoned vehicle into our online form. Once submitted, the request is routed to our Vehicle Control Office who will process the request.