The visible impact of enviro-crime, such as graffiti on property and litter in public areas, can alter the view people have of the area, encouraging other crime.
The enviro crime team consists of a manager, a co-ordinator, four officers and a support officer, who are able to offer advice and assistance on a variety of issues.
The team provides various services aiming to make Bexley a cleaner, safer environment for its residents, businesses and visitors. These include:
- Abandoned vehicles
- Skip permits and building material licences
- Scaffold and hoarding licences
- Street Trading
- Fly tipping in private alleyways
- Dog fouling enforcement
- Vegetation overhanging the public highway
- Fly posting
- Litter enforcement