The litter control provisions of the Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 commenced 1 February 2017.
This means that, from 1 February 2017:
- Section 235 of the Local Government Act 1999 is repealed;
- The new “tiered” littering offence provisions of the LNLC Act (which range in severity based on the type and quantity of litter) become applicable;
Expiation fees will now range the following:
- Up to 50 litres of general litter - $210
- Up to 50 litres of class B hazardous litter - $500
- 50 litres or more of class B hazardous litter or general litter - $1,000
All class A hazardous litter (asbestos) is straight to court.
There is a NEW app available to public for items thrown from moving vehicles, like cigarette butts, maccas rubbish, etc.
Dob In A Litterer App
The Dob in a Litterer public litter reporting App and Website went live 1 February 2017, to coincide with the Litter provisions of the Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016.
The Dob in a Litterer website is www.dobinalitterer.sa.gov.au
For more information please download the following file:
Discarded Shopping Trolleys
Under the Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016, Shopping trolleys that are discarded or abandoned away from their originating retail precinct are a form of litter, and, because of their size, they are particularly visible form of litter.
To ensure the trolleys are returned to their rightful location:
Woolworths use an app called Trolley Tracker. http://www.trolleytracker.com.au/
Foodland trolleys – need to contact Foodland