Cavan County Litter Management Plan

Litter Management Plan 2021 – 2024 for County Cavan.

Reporting littering/ Illegal Dumping

How to report littering or illegal dumping in your area.

Litter Fines

Information on how to pay or appeal your litter fine.

Anti Litter Anti Graffiti Grant Scheme (ALAGS)

Grant funding is made available each year to Tidy Towns Groups who submit applications under the scheme in relation to projects undertaken in that calendar year.

Gum Removal

Cavan County Council has joined with the Gum Litter task Force (GLT) to promote a behaviour change among gum droppers through local campaigns to help create a cleaner, more attractive local area.

Litter Control

The Litter Pollution Act 1997 as amended was introduced on 1st July 1997 and provides the statutory framework for local authorities to prevent and control the litter problem in their functional area.

The Law

Leaving or throwing litter in a public place is an offence under the Litter Pollution Act 1997 as amended.

Dog Fouling

Section 22 of the Litter Pollution Act 1997 makes it an offence for a person in charge of a dog not to clean up when their dog fouls in a public place.

Tidy Towns Support

The Tidy Towns Competition is administered by the Department of Rural and Community Development and sponsored by SuperValu.