Littering and Dog Fouling Fixed Penalty Notices

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Dear Hertsmere Borough Council,

Could you answer the following questions please?

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?
2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering?
3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the private company?
4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)?
5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018?
7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid?
8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars?
10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing against Dog Fouling?
11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling?
12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the private company?
13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouking under? e.g. Dog Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc.
14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018?
15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid?
16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are dog related?
18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN?
19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary
21. If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the contract end date?

Yours faithfully,

Mr G Brady

foi, Hertsmere Borough Council

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foi, Hertsmere Borough Council

Dear Mr G Brady

 

I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request received
14 January 2019.

Your request has now been considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act and/or Environmental Information Regulations and we are
able to respond as follows:

 

Your Request:

Could you answer the following questions please?

 

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?

2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering?

3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the
private company?

4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)?

5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long
is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid
within 10 days.

6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018?

7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid?

8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing
to pay the FPN?

9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related
materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars?

10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing
against Dog Fouling?

11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling?

12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the
private company?

13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouking under? e.g. Dog
Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc.

14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018?

15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid?

16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for
failing to pay the FPN?

17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are
dog related?

18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN?

19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how
long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if
paid within 10 days.

20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary

21.  If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the
contract end date?

 

Our Response:

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?

Environmental Health

 

2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering?

No

 

3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the
private company?

N/A

 

4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)?

£75

 

 

5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long
is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid
within 10 days.

£50 if paid within 10 days.

 

6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018?

FIVE

 

7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid?

FOUR

 

8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing
to pay the FPN?

NIL

 

9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related
materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars?

THREE

 

10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing
against Dog Fouling?

Environmental Health

 

11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling?

No

 

12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the
private company?

N/A

 

13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouling under? e.g. Dog
Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc.

PSPO

 

14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018?

Nil

 

15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid?

N/A

 

16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for
failing to pay the FPN?

N/A

 

17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are
dog related?

Yes

 

18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN?

£75

 

19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how
long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if
paid within 10 days.

£50 if paid within 10 days

 

20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary. 45
including open spaces.

 

21.  If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the
contract end date? N/A

 

 

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