Illegal Dumping

Pitt County has a full time deputy employed to patrol the County for illegal dumping and littering. The Pitt County Environmental Enforcement Officer responds to illegal dumping complaints that are located within Pitt County, as well as roadside litter prevention.

Consequences of Illegal Dumping


Illegal Dumping can result in:
  • Three (3) years in jail
  • Confiscation of vehicle
  • Penalties up to $2,000
  • Three (3) times cost of cleanup

Report Illegal Dumping


If you see someone littering or a spot an illegal dump site and would like to report it, contact Deputy Steve Cannon, Pitt County Environmental Enforcement Officer at 252-902-3354 (office) or 252-714-4443 (cell).

Covered Loads


All loads coming into the Transfer Station must be covered. Fines for uncovered loads are as follows:
  • $100 first offense
  • $200 second offense
  • $400 subsequent offense