Content

Freedom of Information Request

Fixed Penalty Notices; Environmental Enforcement

Received: 18 October 2022

I would like access to data in relation to Fixed Penalty Notices (FPN), specifically Environmental enforcement (EE) practices for local authorities, including:

1. Does your council use a third-party agency to issue and enforce FPNs relating to Environmental Enforcement (EE)?
2. If yes, which supplier are you currently using?
3. If no, what are the main reasons the council chooses not to outsource EE services?
4. Can you provide the total number of FPNs issued by your local authority per year (for 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 YTD, if possible)?
5. Can you provide a breakdown of the total number of FPNs issued by your local authority per year (for 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 YTD, if possible) by type, including;
a. Litter
b. Dog fouling
c. Graffiti
d. Fly-posting
e. Noise
f. Smoking Related Litter
g. Breach of Public Space Protection Order
h. Community Protection Notice
6. If the council outsources EE, what is the length of the EE services contract for your local authority? When did this contract initially commence?
7. What is the nature of your EE supplier contract; (annual fee, flat fee per FPN, % of revenue generated from FPNs)?
8. What is the total value of the EE services contract?

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download