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Offences and penalties

Find out how you can pay your Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN). 

List of offences and fines

Offences that attract a fine called a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN).

Offence Legislation Full amount Discount amount Maximum penalty on conviction
Littering, includes dropping cigarette butts, spitting and urinating Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Section 87/88) £100 £75 £2,500
Abandoning a vehicle Refuse Disposal Amenity Act (Section 2(1) £200 £120 £2,500
Vehicles for sale/repair Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 (Section 3) £100 £75 £2,500
Graffiti Anti Social Behaviour Act 2003 (Section 43) £100 £75 £2,500
Fly-tipping Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Section 33) £300 £180 Unlimited
Fly-posting Anti Social Behaviour Act 2003 (Section 43) £100 £75 £2,500
Spitting or urinating Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Section 87/88) £100 £75 £2,500
Leaving domestic bins on pavement or road Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Domestic - Section 46A (4/5a) £75 No Discount Civil Sanction
Leaving commercial bins on pavement or road Environmental Protection Act 1990  (Commercial - Section 47ZA (2) £100 £75 £1,000
Failure to produce waste documentation Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Section 34(5) and regulations made under section 34(6)/34a) £300 £180 £5,000
Failure to produce authority to transport waste Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act (Section 5/5b) £300 £180 £5,000
Unauthorised distribution of literature on designated land Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Section 3a (1) paragraphs 1(1-2)& 7) £100 £75 £2,500
Failure to comply with Community Protection Notice Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (Section 43) £100 £75 £2,500 for individuals / £20,000 for a company
Offence Legislation Full amount Maximum penalty on conviction
PSPO - cycling in town centre Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Contrary to Section 59 Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 - Cycling in a prohibited area. £75 £1,000
PSPO - Dog Control Order Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Contrary to Section 59 Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 - Dog Control Order £75 £1,000

Offences committed and prosecutions in Bedford Borough

We are taking action against those who commit criminal offences. Below are offences and outcomes that have taken place in Bedford Borough.

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