Richmond Valley Council issues penalty notices for activities including:

  • parking infringements
  • illegal building
  • non-compliance with DA consent
  • food regulation breaches
  • illegal dumping, littering and pollution
  • trade waste
  • dog infringements
  • straying animals
  • unlawful use of premises
  • non-compliance with fire regulations.

Once issued, Council cannot revoke a fine. If you believe there are special circumstances which apply to your case, or you wish to seek leniency, you can request a review of the penalty by the State Debt Recovery Office on 1300 138 118, Monday to Friday – 8am to 6pm.

Please note: the monetary value of fines is set by NSW Government legislation. Councils do not set or amend penalties.

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People wishing to pay fines to the State Debt Recovery Office can do so by clicking here.

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