Coventry council can now fine fly-tippers £400 - even if it wasn't you who dumped the rubbish

Coventry council can now fine fly-tippers £400 - even if it wasn't you who dumped the rubbish
 

Coventry residents now face being hit with £400 fines if their waste is found fly-tipped – even if they didn’t dump it.
As of this week (Monday, January 7), new government legislation has come into into force giving councils extra powers to crack down on fly-tipping.
It means householders now have a legal ‘duty of care’ to ensure they only give their waste to a licensed carrier.
Any householder who fails to pass their waste to a licensed carrier, and whose waste is found fly-tipped, could now face penalties of up to £400.
The new on-the-spot penalties will make it easier for councils to... read more

 
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