Litter from businesses

You can report businesses who fail to make adequate measures to prevent the presence of litter, or to remove anything deposited during the operation of the business and at the time of closure. 

You cannot use the online form above to request -

  • for the clearance of litter or wastes from businesses or from public land
  • we install litter bins
  • we repair/replace existing litter bins

Access here for further information on how to report these issues

Enforcement action action will be taken providing we have enough information to identify the business responsible.

Penalties

If enforcement action is taken to any business contributing to litter or waste problems, this may result in- 

  • £100 fixed penalty or
  • prosecution up to £20,000 or an unlimited fine
  • recovery of the clean up costs

How to pay a fixed penalty

Visit our payments page to pay your penalty charge