Issue details

Fixed Penalty Notices

The Council has enforcement powers to deal with a range of offences relating to fly-tipping, duty of care, graffiti, fly-posting and abandoned vehicles. The use of a fixed penalty notice (FPN) allows the Council the option to deal with more minor offences or the breach of other enforcement notices in a proportionate manner. This report recommends that the level of penalty for FPNs served for fly-tipping offences is increased to bring these in line with other similar offences, and that Executive agree to the use (and level of penalty) of additional FPNs for further offences as detailed within the report: abandoned vehicles, graffiti, fly-posting, domestic duty of care and breach of Community Protection Notices.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/10/2019

Decision due: 7 Jan 2020 by Executive

No change since last plan

Lead member: Portfolio Holder: Community Protection

Contact: Caroline Talbot Email: caroline.talbot@ipswich.gov.uk Tel: 01473 432000.

Consultation process

Portfolio Holder for Community Protection

Chief Operating Officer

Head of Housing & Community Services

Legal Services

Financial Services

Agenda items

Background papers

  • Executive report E/09/05 Public Protection Enforcement Policy