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, from 1 July 2017.
|Offence||Amount to be paid|
|Abandoning a vehicle||£200|
|Unauthorised disposal of waste – fly-tipping||£400|
|Domestic waste receptacle offences||£80|
|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||£80|
|Smoking in a designated smoke-free place||£50|
|Failure to display a no-smoking sign when required||£200|