Illegal Waste Sites (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-11-20
Session date: 
November 20, 2013
Reference: 
2013/4269
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What action can you take using your planning powers to assist the Environment Agency in identifying and prosecuting the operators of illegal waste sites?

Answer

Answer for Illegal Waste Sites (1)

Answer for Illegal Waste Sites (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I have no enforcement powers to take action against an operator that breaches the terms of their planning permission/operates without the benefit of planning permission. The power to take enforcement action rests with the relevant London borough and the Environment Agency.