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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Neighbourhood Enforcement Service


The Neighbourhood Enforcement Team tackles a wide range of nuisance and environmental crime.

The team uses a range of legislation including Local Authority, selected Police and DVLA Agency devolved powers which enable the council to impact on and deter flytipping, waste carrier offences, litter dropping, dog fouling, untaxed and abandoned vehicles, graffiti and noise nuisances.

Accredited by the Police, the Enforcement Team works closely with the following agencies:

  • Cleveland Police
  • VOSA (Vehicle & operator Services Agency)
  • DVLA (Driver & Vehicle licensing Agency)
  • Trading Standards
  • Environmental Health
  • The Environment Agency
  • Care For Your Area
  • Fire Brigade
  • Anti Social Behaviour Team