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Dog fouling fixed penalty notice (FPN) payments

If you don't clean up after your dog, you can be given an on-the-spot fine (a fixed penalty notice) of £50. If you refuse to pay the fine, you could be prosecuted and face a court appearance with a maximum penalty of £1,000.

You will need

  • your Fixed Penalty Notice reference number
  • a credit or debit card
Pay a Fixed Penalty Notice for dog fouling

Other payment options

Payments in person suspended

Please be aware that due to the current coronavirus situation all payments in person have been suspended. 

By phone

Phone 0191 433 7000 quoting your reference number and your card details.

By cheque

Payable to Gateshead Council. Write your Fixed Penalty Notice reference number on the back of the cheque and post to:

Finance and ICT Services, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH. 

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