Illegal dumping is the dumping of any waste in any right-of-way, canal, lake, city property or private property, without the owners' consent. Illegal dumping is a serious offense and can cause the following:
Disrupt proper drainage and runoff.
Attract disease-carrying creatures.
How to Report Illegal Dumping
If you observe someone illegally dumping, please document the following information:
Date, time and location of the incident.
Description of vehicle and license plate number.
Description of the person(s) dumping.
What items/materials were being dumped.
Immediately report this information to the following agencies:
Wellington Code Compliance: 561-791-4000
Wellington Solid Waste Department: 561-791-4000
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (Wellington Substation): 561-688-3000