What are residential waste disposal regulations in England?
They are not as strict as the ones in Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.
But they are very strict.
And, like any residential waste, they are not to be thrown away.
Here are the main points to consider before you take up a vacant property:1.
You can be fined for failing to remove rubbish in a residential area.
If you do not comply with a disposal plan, you can be issued with a fine of up to £150 and a court order to remove your waste.2.
You may be fined if you refuse to remove waste in a designated area.
If you are not aware you are in breach of the disposal plan you can ask to be removed from the premises, but it will only be possible to remove you from the property if there is a sign saying “No Residential Waste Removal” on the premises.3.
You cannot be fined or penalised for removing your rubbish from residential buildings.4.
If a residential building is demolished and there are no residential waste dispositions on the property, you are allowed to dispose of the rubbish on the same day as it is removed from it.5.
If an owner or managing director of a residential property refuses to provide residential waste removal services, they can be ordered to comply with the disposal plans.6.
If the property is used for a funeral or burial service, the owner or their agent must ensure that they have all residential waste to be disposed of in accordance with the funeral or funeral arrangements.
If your landlord is in breach, they may be ordered by a court to provide a disposal date for residential waste in the future.7.
If your landlord refuses to give residential waste the disposal date, they will be ordered either to provide the disposal to a designated disposal site or to pay a penalty of £150.8.
If they fail to comply, the landlord can be found guilty of a Class A offence of “gross negligence” and be fined an additional £200.9.
If there is no residential rubbish disposal plan in place, the local authority must decide how to dispose your rubbish.
If they do not provide a waste disposal plan and refuse to comply to an order, the authority must give you a deadline to comply by the end of the given time period.
If the deadline has not been met by the given deadline, they must inform you of the reason for this and give you the option to either continue with your disposal plan or pay a fine.
If an order is made against you, you may be given a deadline by the local council to comply.
If it is not complied with, the court must order the council to dispose.10.
If someone in your home does not have a waste management scheme, you will have to get a waste incinerator installed.
The council must provide you with a waste unit and incinerator to dispose waste in accordance to the disposal rules.
If this is not done, you have the right to sue for compensation.