Litter and dog fouling The council is responsible for cleansing all public highways within the district, as well as its own land and public car parks. Find out more here. Fixed penalty notice (FPN) A fixed penalty notice (FPN) is a fine issued by the council in respect of low-level environmental or public health crime. Graffiti Graffiti is a criminal offence punishable with possible imprisonment and fines that reflect the real cost of the damage caused and can run into thousands of pounds. Community litter picking Litter is a growing problem that affects both countryside and urban areas. In the last year alone, an estimated 25 million tonnes of litter were dropped in the UK. Main road litter picking Litter picking on busy and fast main roads is an important task, but it can also be dangerous. More information here on keeping safe.