Chelmsford City Council

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Pay an environmental fine (FPN)

Pay online

We will give you a fine (fixed penalty notice or FPN) if you commit an environmental crime.

To pay a fine, you will need:

  • your unique FPN reference number
  • an email address for your receipt
  • your debit or credit card

You can pay your fine using most debit and credit cards or PayPal.

We don’t accept American Express.

If you don’t pay the fine, we will take you to court.

Parking fine

If you have received a parking fine (known as a Penalty Charge Notice or PCN), you can find out how to pay a PCN.

Fly tipping

Fine
£400
Reduced fine
£250
Days to pay
14
Days to pay reduced fine
10
What happens if you don't pay
Prosecution
Maximum penalty
Summary conviction 12 months imprisonment and/or fine. Conviction on Indictment 5 years imprisonment and/or fine

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Last updated: 26 August 2020

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