Complaints about atmospheric pollution
This section provides information about how the Council deals with complaints about atmospheric pollution, including smoke, fumes, gases and smells.Environmental Health Services has power to deal with the following categories of complaint:
- Smoke from premises that causes a statutory nuisance.
- Emission of dark smoke from chimneys or as a result of industrial or trade burning.
- Fumes and gases from private dwellings that causes a statutory nuisance.
- Dust steam or smell arising from industrial, trade or business premises that causes a statutory nuisance.
See the Council's advice on how to minimise smoke nuisance from domestic bonfires.
If having browsed this site you feel that you have a complaint about atmospheric pollution which Environmental Health Services may be able to assist you with you may make a complaint by completing an online nuisance form on the report it page .
If you make a complaint to us, you can download a record sheet to keep a log of pollution occurances.
Last updated : 03/08/2009