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Updated Environmental Crime Policy and Revision to Fixed Penalty Structure

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider updated policy and fixed penalty charges for littering and other environmental offences


Report of the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Partnerships accept revised environmental crime policy and revision of fixed penalty structure



That Members:


Approved the revised policy in line with legislative updates;


Agreed the default fixed penalty level for core environmental offences;


Agreed a higher level of penalties for fly tipping


Approved a phased implementation of civil penalty regime for littering from vehicles; and


Agreed a standard level of penalty for littering from vehicles



Cabinet thanked Jo Sands for the report

(Moved by Councillor S Doyle and seconded by Councillor D Cook)



Report author: Joanne Sands

Publication date: 04/07/2019

Date of decision: 14/06/2018

Decided at meeting: 14/06/2018 - Cabinet

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