Freedom of information response

Environmental Crime Enforcement

Publication date: 
Monday 1 April 2019
Request: 

1. Please list all the environmental fixed penalty notices (FPNs) that Thurrock Council issues e.g. Littering, fly-tipping, graffiti, dog control etc.

2. What was the total number of environmental fixed penalty notices (FPNs) issued by Thurrock Council in 2017?

3. Please list Thurrock Council’s revenue for each of the environmental fixed penalty notices issued for the whole of 2017.

4. Does Thurrock Council manage their environmental enforcement in-house or is it done through a private enforcement company?

If your environmental enforcement is managed in-house in Thurrock Council, then please answer the following questions:

1. What software does Thurrock Council use to process environmental fixed penalty notices? How much does this software cost annually? When is the contract up for renewal?

2. How many staff (street and back office) do Thurrock Council employ to issue and manage environmental fixed penalty notices?

3. Are Thurrock Council’s environmental fixed penalty notices issued on paper or via a mobile application?

If your environmental enforcement is managed by a private enforcement company then please answer the following questions:

1. What is the name of the private enforcement company employed by Thurrock Council?

2. When does the contract expire with the private enforcement company?

Response: 

1. Please list all the environmental fixed penalty notices (FPNs) that Thurrock Council issues e.g. Littering, fly-tipping, graffiti, dog control etc.

  • Litter
  • Fly Tipping
  • Failure to produce Authority
  • Failure to furnish documentation
  • Unauthorised distribution of free printed matter
  • Failure to comply with a waste receptacles notice
  • Failure to comply with a dog order
  • Nuisance Parking
  • Abandoning a Vehicle
  • Graffiti and Fly-posters
  • Failure to comply with a CPN
  • Failure to comply with a PSPO

2. What was the total number of environmental fixed penalty notices (FPNs) issued by Thurrock Council in 2017? We have changed our systems and do not hold this data

3. Please list Thurrock Council’s revenue for each of the environmental fixed penalty notices issued for the whole of 2017. This is for finance

4. Does Thurrock Council manage their environmental enforcement in-house or is it done through a private enforcement company?

In-house

If your environmental enforcement is managed in-house in Thurrock Council, then please answer the following questions:

1. What software does Thurrock Council use to process environmental fixed penalty notices? How much does this software cost annually? Uniform

When is the contract up for renewal? Unable to respond

2. How many staff (street and back office) do Thurrock Council employ to issue and manage environmental fixed penalty notices? 7

3. Are Thurrock Council’s environmental fixed penalty notices issued on paper or via a mobile application? Paper

If your environmental enforcement is managed by a private enforcement company then please answer the following questions:

1. What is the name of the private enforcement company employed by Thurrock Council?  N/A

2. When does the contract expire with the private enforcement company? N/A

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Request reference:
FOI 8818