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We work to protect the environment and provide a pleasant and
clean area in which to live, work and visit.
There are two teams that deal
specifically with environmental issues:
Street Scene Enforcement Officers
Medway Council's Street Scene
Enforcement Officers are a uniformed team who help improve
the quality of our local environment.
Environmental Enforcement Team
This team enforces issues
environmental problems including litter dropping, smoking in
prohibited areas, vehicle repairs on highways, illegal car sales,
illegal street trading.
The team investigates incidents of
environmental crime, prosecutes those who break the law and
enforces the Medway Council
Using powers under the Environmental
Protection Act 1990 the team also enforces against people
who litter. Officers can issue £80 penalty fines to people seen
littering in Medway. The fine is reduced to £60 if it is paid
within 10 days of being issued. They also prosecute people who
Everyone has a legal responsibility to
dispose of waste properly. All waste must be dealt with by a
registered carrier. If someone claims to be registered but you are
unsure, call the Environment Agency on 08708
506506 and request an instant Waste Carrier Validation.
You can also use the Environment Agency's