Enforcement Officers issue fines for various offences

Flytipping in Faversham Road, Seasalter

Urinating in the street. Chucking litter out of a car window. Business waste dumped in the street. Just three of the offences for which our Enforcement Officers have issued fines over the last week.

Urinating in the street. Chucking litter out of a car window. Business waste dumped in the street.

Just three of the offences for which our Enforcement Officers have issued fines over the last week or so.

Our officers are out and about every day. Don't want to get a fine? Then don't commit the offence.

Here's the full rundown...

* A woman from Seasalter was issued a Fixed Penalty Notice of £400. She was interviewed by an Enforcement Officer who had traced the waste back to the female. When presented with the evidence, the woman admitted to fly tipping various waste in Faversham Road, Seasalter (see picture).

* The registered keeper of a vehicle was issued a Penalty Notice of £150 for throwing litter from a vehicle. This offence was witnessed by an Enforcement Officer in New Dover Road, Canterbury.

* A man was issued a Fixed Penalty Notice of £100 in Military Road, Canterbury, after an Enforcement Officer witnessed him urinating in a public place.

* A woman was issued a Fixed Penalty Notice of £150 for littering after an Enforcement Officer witnessed her dropping litter in Military Road, Canterbury.

* A Canterbury business was issued a Fixed Penalty Notice of £300 for failing in their duty of care after waste from the business was flytipped in Burnt House Hill, Canterbury, on or around 10 March this year.

* The registered keeper of a vehicle, seen in Rhodaus Town, Canterbury, was issued a Fixed Penalty Notice of £150 for littering. An Enforcement Officer witnessed the driver of the vehicle throw a cigarette end from the car as the vehicle travelled towards London Road, Canterbury.

* The driver of a van was witnessed throwing napkins from a vehicle in Lady Wootton's Green, Canterbury. The registered keeper of the vehicle was issued a Fixed Penalty Notice of £150 for littering.

* A woman from Canterbury was issued a Fixed Penalty Notice of £150 for dropping litter on the pavement in Fiesta Walk, Canterbury.

If you are having rubbish removed from your business or property, make sure the person or company you use is legitimate. You can do this via the Environment Agency website.

Published: 31st July 2020