We have the authority to serve fixed penalty notices or prosecute detected offenders for a wide range of offences.
The following information relates to fixed penalty notices that are issued for offences relating to dogs and litter, waste, graffiti and fly-posting. Fixed penalty notices are served on persons responsible for causing an environmental crime such as:
dropping litter which will include items such as chewing gum, cigarette butts and fast food
failure to manage your waste
allowing a build-up of litter or waste in your garden or on your land
failing to pick up after your dog or not disposing of dog litter in the correct way