You can be charged a fixed penalty notice of £75 by council enforcement officers, if you are caught littering. This is part of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 which came into effect 1 April 2006.
What the service is for:
The service provides enforcement support for the street cleansing section and aims to offer advice and support to residents and businesses on all litter related issues.
How long will it take?
If you have accepted and been issued with a fixed penalty notice for littering you will have 14 days to pay the fine.