Enforcement policy

Fixed Penalty Notice charges

By law, we may issue a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) for some offences.

FPNs are a means of enforcement that avoids a criminal record for the defendant. We may issue a FPN for a first offence without giving a warning.

The table below shows the FPN amount to be paid for each type of offence.

Offence Amount to be paid
Abandoning a vehicle £200
Nuisance parking £100
Littering £150
Dog fouling £150
Graffiti £150
Fly-posting £150
Unauthorised disposal of waste – fly-tipping £400
Commercial waste receptacle offences £110
Failure to furnish document – waste carriers licence £300
Failure to produce authority – waste transfer notes £300
Breach of Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) £100
Breach of Community Protection Notice (CPN) £100
Unauthorised distribution of literature on designated land £150
Smoking in a designated smoke-free place £50
Failure to display a no-smoking sign when required £200