Vehicle Nuisances

Inoperable vehicles are not allowed in the City of Great Bend unless they are hidden from public view by a solid wood fence or inside a garage by Ordinance 10.20. Vehicle nuisances are unsightly and a source of danger to children.


An inoperable vehicle is a vehicle that is not currently tagged, wrecked, abandoned, or in any state that does not allow them to operate on a street legally.

Vehicle Nuisances


The property owner will receive a notice that they have 30 days to correct the violation. If the violation is not corrected, the property owner will receive a certified letter stating the matter will be brought before the Governing Body to consider abatement of the vehicle.

Report a Concern

Report a nuisance vehicle: call (620) 793-4150

Report a vehicle abandoned on a street: complete an online form or call (620) 791-5010.

Vehicles For Sale

It is against City Ordinances to place a vehicle for sale on any commercial property unless you own the business or work there on a daily basis and only one vehicle is allowed.

This does not apply to licensed dealers. Ordinance 10.12.05

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Code Enforcement Division of the Public Works Department at (620) 791-5010.