Dear Poole 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

Strategy Team - Information, Poole Borough Council

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Becky Corbin, Poole Borough Council

Dear Mr Brady,

 

Please find below the responses to your original request dated 12 January
2019.

 

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From: G Brady [mailto:[FOI #544126 email]]

Sent: 12 January 2019 19:29

To: Strategy Team - Information

Subject: REF917 - FoI request - Littering and Dog Fouling Fixed Penalty
Notices

 

Dear Poole Borough Council,

 

Could you answer the following questions please?

 

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?
Environmental Services

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)?
£75.00

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. £50.00 if paid within 7 days

6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018? 1

7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid? 1

8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing
to pay the FPN? None

9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related
materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars? 1

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

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. The Clean Neighbourhoods
And Environment Act 2005 and The Fouling Of Land By Dogs (Borough Of
Poole) Order 2006.

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? 0

16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for
failing to pay the FPN? 0

17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are
dog related? Yes- DCO’s-seasonal beach ban and dogs on lead on promenades

18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN? £75.00

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. £50.00 if paid within 7 days

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

Information about parks in Poole is published on the Council's website

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

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Mr G Brady

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