Waste Penalty Charge Notices

Summary of grounds to appeal a waste receptacle PCN

(a) that the recipient:

(i) never was the occupier of the premises in question;

(ii) had ceased to be their occupier before the date on which the Penalty Charge was alleged to have become payable;

(iii) became the occupier after that date;

(b) that there was no failure to comply with the requirement in respect of which the Penalty Charge Notice was issued

(c) that there was a reasonable excuse for the failure to comply with the said requirement;

(d) that the said requirement is unreasonable;

(e) that the receptacles in which household waste is placed for collection from the premises are adequate;

(f) that, in the case of a failure to comply with any requirement relating to the periods during which receptacles should be placed on a highway, no sign relating to those requirements was displayed on the side of the road, as required by subsection (4) of section 20 of the Act or subsection (4) of section 22 of the Act as the case may be;

(g) that the Penalty Charge exceeded the amount applicable in the circumstances of the case.

Whether or not any of the grounds apply, you can also make representations on the grounds that there are compelling reasons why we should cancel the Penalty Charge and refund any monies paid.

Get full details about London Local Authorities Act 2007 waste receptacles regulations