Report fly-tipping

Fly-tipping is the illegal deposit of any waste onto land ie waste dumped or tipped in a place with no licence to accept it.

You can report fly-tipping to us using this form.

If you witness someone tipping waste and the offence is ongoing, contact the police on 101. If the waste appears to be of a hazardous nature, or is in or near a watercourse, contact the Environment Agency or Emergency Hotline on 0800 807060.  Any of the following information you can supply would be helpful:  

  • a description of the person(s) fly-tipping
  • the date and time the fly-tipping was seen, including the time the offence started and finished
  • details of where you were at the time
  • details of any other witnesses with you
  • a description (make, colour, markings) and registration number of any vehicle involved

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We will need to know:

  • the exact location of where it is
  • the type of land it is on
  • the type and estimated quantity of the waste tipped

Once we receive your report, an officer will visit the area and investigate. 

You can also report fly-tipping to us by telephoning cleansing services on 01392 265010 or emailing

When this content has been updated

Last updated 22 April 2016