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Report fly-tipping

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, reduced to £360 if paid within 10 days of the offence.

Report fly-tipping

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.

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Last updated 08 November 2022