About fly-tipping


Fly-tipping is the illegal dumping of waste.

You can be issued a fine if you don't dispose of your waste correctly. The fines we can issue are detailed below.


Under the S33 (1)(a) Environmental Protection Act 1990, the Clean Neighbourhood Team can issue fines, called Fixed Penalty Notices (FPN), to people convicted of fly-tipping. The FPN is £400. This is discounted for early payment (within 10 days) to £200.

On summary of conviction, the offence attracts an unlimited fine.


Under the S34 (2A) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Domestic Duty of Care, you can be issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) of up to £400 if you don't dispose of your waste correctly. You may also face prosecution.

Last updated:16/08/2023 12:41