Fly-tipping is the illegal disposal of waste and is a criminal offence that can carry a sentence of 5 years' imprisonment and a fine of at least £50,000.
- is an eyesore
- is degrading to communities
- causes pollution
- creates a danger to people
- costs tax payers in Northamptonshire over £750,000 to deal with every year
We have the power to issue on-the-spot fines for fly-tipping, and to seize vehicles which have been used in fly-tipping.
The Fixed Penalty Notice for fly-tipping is £400.
If you witness waste being illegally dumped in West Northants it is vital you report it to us so we can remove the rubbish and take action against the offender, where possible.
Last updated 16 November 2023