Fly-tipping

Fly tipping and Littering

Fly-tipping and the law

Fly-tipping is defined as the ‘illegal deposit of any waste onto land that does not have a licence to accept it’.

Fly-tipping is a criminal offence punishable by a fine of up to £50,000 or up to five years’ imprisonment.

From May 2016, councils in England were given the power to issue fixed penalty notices between £150 and £400 for “small-scale” offences.

 

Fly Tipping
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