Environmental Fixed Penalty Notices
Fixed penalty notices of between £50 - £200 can be issued for dropping litter, graffiti, failing to clean dog fouling and abandoning vehicles.
Although there is no statutory requirement for Environmental Fixed Penalty Notices to have any form of appeal procedure in place, Stevenage Borough Council operate a process in which you may contest this fine.
If you do not believe you should have to pay an Environmental Fixed Penalty Notice, you must provide your reasons for appeal, in writing to:
Environmental Performance Manager
Stevenage Borough Council
You must appeal within 14-days from the date of issue.
In addition, you have the right to have your case heard in a Magistrates’ Court.
Failure to pay
Failing to pay this Environmental Fixed Penalty Notice may make you liable to conviction for the offence.
If you need assistance to carry out any of the actions required by the Environmental Fixed Penalty Notice, please contact the Environmental Enforcement Manager at the above, or call 01438 242242.
How to pay
Call 01438 242242, Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 5.30pm. Credit/Debit card payments only. You should have the Environmental Fixed Penalty Notice details ready.
Cheque or postal order payable to 'Stevenage Borough Council'. Include your Environmental Fixed Penalty Notice (or a copy) and send to:
Environmental Fixed Penalty Notice Payments
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm using the automatic paying in point at the Customer Service Centre on Danestrete.