Frankfurt draws the consequences: Higher fines for garbage sinner

The city of Frankfurt is reacting to the ever-increasing accumulation of debris in the squares and Parks. How to order head of Department, Markus Frank (CDU) ha

Frankfurt draws the consequences: Higher fines for garbage sinner

The city of Frankfurt is reacting to the ever-increasing accumulation of debris in the squares and Parks. How to order head of Department, Markus Frank (CDU) has announced that it will be 1. July, the - Ticket and penalty rates for discarded cigarettes and chewing gum and empty bottles from tipping, but also for not logged-in bulky waste increased.

Mechthild Harting

editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

F. A. Z.

Against all of the so-called small waste violations, the city's future with a cautionary from 55 euros. The limit, according to Frank, the according to the code of administrative offences permissible upper. Head of the environment Department Rosemarie Holy (Green) had also in the past called for much higher fines.

300 euros for illegally dumping bulky waste

Who disposed of illegally bulky or him by way of derogation from the FES agreed time on the road, you should 1. July to 50 euros more to pay than in the past. For illegal bulky waste, a fine of 300 euros, for not out made trash is threatening then 250 Euro.

For Frank, it is with a view to the banks of the river main, in the evening or on the weekends, a lot of garbage regularly is, "high time" to turn on the adjusting screws and to increase the penalties for garbage sinner. The Opera square is the latest example of how littering in the public space "a whole city can damage".

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 17:19

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