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Illegal dumpers fined

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Illegal dumpers fined
Published 12 April 2017
Cop that! Illegally dumping rubbish in the City of Playford will cost you plenty.

Cop that! Illegally dumping rubbish in the City of Playford will cost you plenty.

^^ The person who dumped this rubbish in a City of Playford reserve received a $1000 fine. Photo: City of Playford Last week, City of Playford council inspectors issued the first three fines, of $1000 per offence, for illegal dumping under new state legislation implemented this year through the Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016.The City of Playford’s Mayor Glenn Docherty said two of the $1000 fines were issued for dumping garden or household waste in a reserve or on the side of the road.The third fine was issued for dumping building waste on a vacant property.“Illegal dumping costs Council almost $1 million dollars every year to clean up. If you see it, please report it,” Mayor Docherty said.Download the ‘Dob in a Litterer’ app. Further reading:Don’t dump rubbish