Dear Mid Sussex District 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

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Dear Mr Brady,

Thank you for your request. Please find our response below.

1.Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?
Waste, Landscapes and Leisure

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.
The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.

6.How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018?
0

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

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

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

10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing against Dog Fouling?
Waste, Landscapes and Leisure

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.
Public Space Protection Orders; under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018?
0

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

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