Rīpoatatia te whiunga turekore a te parahanga
Report illegal rubbish dumping
Call us to report illegally dumped rubbish
If you see dumped rubbish on public property, call us.
You should know
We do not remove dumped rubbish on private property. The owner of the property is responsible for the disposal of rubbish dumped on their property.
What is illegal rubbish dumping?
Illegal rubbish dumping is any rubbish dumped on public property.
It can be:
- large items (e.g. a fridge or couch)
- bagged rubbish.
What we do about illegally dumped rubbish
We will investigate claims of illegally dumped rubbish and try to identify the offender.
Offenders caught illegally dumping rubbish will be ordered to remove the rubbish and may be issued with a fine of up to $400.
Serious offenders may also be prosecuted under the Litter Act 1979 with a maximum penalty of $30,000.
|How to get rid of unwanted items||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/Pages/get-rid-unwanted-items.aspx||How to get rid of unwanted items||Find out the disposal options for each type of waste or unwanted item.||aspx||Recycling|
|Community recycling centres||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/Pages/community-recycling-centres.aspx||Community recycling centres||Community recycling centres' purpose is to reduce waste to landfill by recycling, re-using and re-purposing as much as possible.||aspx||Recycling|
|Fines for rubbish dumping and littering||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/rubbish-dumping-littering/Pages/fines-rubbish-dumping-littering.aspx||Fines for rubbish dumping and littering||Find out about infringements and fines for littering and illegal dumping.||aspx||Dumping and littering|
|Report littering in a public place||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/rubbish-recycling/rubbish-dumping-littering/Pages/report-littering-public-place.aspx||Report littering in a public place||Find out who to contact and what information to provide if you witness littering in a public place.||aspx||Dumping and littering|
|What is a public place?||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/street-performance-busking/Pages/what-public-place.aspx||What is a public place?||A public place is any site that Auckland Council or a council-controlled organisation owns, manages or maintains, and is open for use to the public.||aspx||Trading in parks
Public market licence
Street trading or busking licence|