Decision details

Introduction of Fixed Penalty Notice for Household Waste Duty of Care Offences

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods, Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Purpose of Report: To adopt the use of FPNs for these offences which to date could only be dealt with via the prosecution route. Payment of the FPN allows the individual to discharge any liability for prosecution and avoid a criminal record.
To set a fine level.

The Executive Member is asked to give approval to the adoption of the FPN and to set the fine level based on officer recommendation.


Resolved:      That the Neighbourhood Enforcement Team be authorised to issue Fixed Penalty Notices for household waste duty of care offences.


                        That a fine level of £250.00 with a reduced fee of £150.00 for early repayment within 10 days of issue, be approved.


Reason:         To act as a deterrent against fly-tipping



Report author: Tanya Lyon

Publication date: 26/03/2019

Date of decision: 20/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 20/03/2019 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods

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