Illegal dumping is the disposing of material in non-designated, publicly-owned areas, such as public roads, ditches, public property, rural areas, vacant lots and in public litter receptacles. It is a crime.
Niagara Region is working with all 12 municipalities to address the public issue of illegal dumping.
|Amount||Details / Conditions|
|$50||Given to any person whose report of illegal dumping results in an act of compliance (such as the person who was reported illegally dumping, returned to the site and removed the dumped materials)|
|$200||Given to any person whose report of illegal dumping leads to a conviction|
Any resident found guilty of illegally dumping could be fined $750 or more under the Waste Management By-law.
Items that are usually illegally dumped include:
Learn how to properly dispose of these items.
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