Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This report requests that Bristol City Council
increases its fixed penalties relating to the environment from 1
April 2018. These revised penalties will be within the range set
out in Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (England)
1. Agreed to continue the Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (England) Regulations 2017 default rates.
2. Agreed to retain the early fixed penalty payment rate tier for littering, distribution of printed matter, graffiti and flyposting. For the period beginning 4 April 2018 and ending with 31 March 2019, the early payment rate for these offences is set at the lowest rate of £50.00, and from 1 April 2019, the early payment rate for these offences is set at the lowest rate of £65.00 (regulation 5).
3. Agreed to remove the early payment rate of £60.00 for commercial waste receptacles, bringing it in line with other offences such as repairing vehicles on the road and selling cars on the road.
Report author: Kurt James
Publication date: 03/04/2018
Date of decision: 03/04/2018
Decided at meeting: 03/04/2018 - Cabinet
Effective from: 11/04/2018