Issue details

Environmental Enforcement Policy

Cardiff Council has statutory duties and responsibilities as a Waste Collection Authority, Waste Disposal Authority and Principal Litter Authority to manage litter, waste, certain statutory nuisances and relevant issues affecting local environmental quality within its administrative area.


In July 2007, the Executive agreed that the responsibility for dealing with local environmental quality issues would be centralised within the Environmental Enforcement Team


The issues that detrimentally affect the local environmental quality of our communities are incorrect presentation and storage of waste, litter, graffiti, fly posting, distribution of free literature, dog fouling and the illegal deposit of waste without an environmental permit (Fly tipping), high hedges and waste accumulations.

In order to tackle the above issues and improve local environmental quality, the Enforcement Policy needs to support an expansion of current powers and allow delegation to Officers in other Service Areas, such as Housing and Parks.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/02/2021

Decision due: 17 Feb 2022 by Cabinet

Scrutiny Consideration: Green/Gwyrdd