Decision details

Fixed Penalty Fines for Fly Tipping Offences

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to review fixed penalty fines issued for ply tipping offences.




1.    Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalties) Regulations 2016 which came into force on 9th May 2016 be noted.


2.    The penalty charge for Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalty Notices) be set at £400 (four hundred pounds) reduced to £300 (three hundred pounds), if paid within 10 days.


3.    That authority be delegated to the Strategic Director under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (as amended) to make appropriate arrangements for the issuing of fixed penalty notices for the unauthorised deposit of waste.


4.    Officers be supported in investigating and utilising additional resources and new technology (mobile CCTV) to reduce incidents of fly tipping across the City.


5.    The growing importance of partnership working (including County wide), information sharing, education and tougher enforcement to deal with the growing issue of fly tipping be recognised.


6.    Quarterly updates on the progress and effectiveness of the policy be received by the relevant Cabinet Member.


7.    A further report, evaluating the effectiveness and impact of the policy be presented to Overview and Scrutiny Committee in 12 months.


Report author: Wayne Best

Publication date: 11/01/2017

Date of decision: 11/01/2017

Decided at meeting: 11/01/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/01/2017

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