Report Fly Tipping Form

This page includes information of fly tipping and how to report it.

Before you fill in this form, please consider where the fly tip is. Please only fill in this form if it is not on one of the following;

  • Roads - if a fly tip is blocking part or all of the road, please report it to Hertfordshire County Council using their online Highway Fault Reporting Form or by calling 0300 1234 047.
  • Rivers, streams or canals - if the rubbish is in or by rivers, streams or canals, or on their paths or banks, please contact the Environment Agency on 0800 807 060
  • Private Land - please contact the landowner. We will investigate fly tipping on private land if there is evidence.

East Herts Council Officers now wear bodycams whilst patrolling and throughout investigations. 

In your report please include as many details as possible, including:

  • location and type of rubbish that has been dumped
  • details of vehicle that dumped the rubbish (if possible)
  • description of the people involved (if possible)
  • Please do not touch the fly tip or remove any items from the waste.

If you witness fly tipping actually taking place call the Police on 999.

If you are unable to use this form, please see our Contact Us page for ways of getting in touch.

Red asterisk denotes a required answer.

Fly tipping Details

 If possible, please provide Longitude or latitude co-ordinates or pin-point from what3words - please note this takes you to a new page.
Are there any upholstered seating contained within the fly-tip?
(i.e. cushioned sofas, chairs) 
Maximum 3 files.
15 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png.
30 MB limit per form.
If you have any other information, please provide below, for example,  evidence identified or other witnesses etc
If you saw the vehicle or the people involved, please provide a description i.e. Vehicle colour, registration, model, or person(s) characteristics

Contact Details

Thank you for reporting this fly tip. 

In order for us to pursue enforcement we may need to contact you for a statement.

It would be helpful if you could provide contact details below in case we need further information but you are not obliged to. Providing details may help us with the investigation.



For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice