Littering and enforcement
Tamworth Borough Council is clamping down on litter louts.
Enforcement Officers and street wardens are issuing 'on the
spot' fixed penalties of £80 for littering, which could increase to
£2500 if the fine is not paid on time and the offender
A policy of zero tolerance is being operated, showing that the
Council will not accept any excuses for dropping litter, even
cigarette ends, chewing gum and apple cores.
The Council spends a massive amount of money picking up litter
around the borough - highlighting why it's about time Tamworth
cleaned up its act.
With plenty of litter bins provided across the borough,
residents are being advised to either put their rubbish in the bin
or take it home - if not they will face a £80 penalty.
When a fixed penalty notice has been issued, the alleged
offender has 14 days within which to make the full payment amount,
or pay the discounted amount within 7 days. Cheques, postal orders
or money orders can be posted to Tamworth Borough Council,
Marmion House, Lichfield Street, Tamworth, B79 7BZ, Via phone on
01827 709709 or via the pay it online option on the right hand
Anyone who witnesses and wants to report a litter lout should
contact Tamworth Borough Council on (01827) 709709 with as many
details of the offender as possible, without putting themselves at
risk. Or you can also use the Report it online function on this