Polluters to be fined in Tbilisi from today
20 April, 2017
Polluters to be fined in Tbilisi from today
Beginning from today, the street inspectors will fine the individuals and legal entities for polluting.
The mount of penalty for less than 2 kilograms of waste is GEL 80 and for more than 2 kilograms it is GEL 150.

It should also be noted that dropping cigarettes is included into the first category as well.

As far as the domestic animals and their fecal matters are concerned, the owner of the animal will have to pay a fine that amounts to GEL 50 and as for the
construction waste, it will be GEL 200 for less than 1 cubic meter for an individual and GEL 500 for a legal entity. If the amount of construction waste is more than 1 cubic meter, the fine will be GEL 500 for an individual and GEL 1500 for a legal entity. The amount of fines is doubled in case of repeated pollution.

Tbilservice Group’s
inspectors appeared on the streets of Tbilisi in the beginning of April and their primary responsibility was to only warn the citizens. But from today, the warning will not be enough and any individual or legal entity which pollutes the streets will be fined.

“At this stage, the inspectors will patrol the central parts of the city, including touristic places, parks and other similar places, where the cases of polluting are frequent.

The inspectors are only moving on foot and never by car. If they see any individual throwing wastes from his car, they will inform the relevant institutions like patrol police,” Davit Dolidze, the deputy director of Tbilservice Group explained.

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