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