Decision details

Policy Review - Enforcement Policy on Fly-Tipping

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The subject of the decision:


This report presented the final report from the Scrutiny Committee on the Policy Review on the Enforcement Policy on Fly-Tipping for consideration.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


To take account of the findings of the Scrutiny Committee.






(1)     it be noted that the current Enforcement Policy on Fly-Tipping was not currently effective and no longer fit for purpose and required updating, although the Scrutiny Committee recognised that this work was already being undertaken;


(2)     the draft updated Enforcement Policy be presented to Scrutiny Committee for consideration at the appropriate time;


(3)     consideration be given to providing more promotion and publicity about fly-tipping and enforcement to raise awareness;


(4)     information on the Council’s website regarding fly-tipping be updated, including exploring the possibility of an interactive portal to report incidents; and


(5)     consideration be given to more multi-agency working to tackle the issue within North Yorkshire.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Gary Nelson, Director of Law and Governance (Monitoring Officer) Email:

Report author: Gary Nelson

Publication date: 11/04/2018

Date of decision: 10/04/2018

Decided at meeting: 10/04/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/04/2018

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