This section provides links to information about the environmental protection work the Council does in the Borough.The Environmental Protection Team is part of the Council's Environmental Health Service and carries out a number of key pollution related services.
The services it offers are listed below.
If you would like to inform the Environment Protection Team of any issues regarding pollution you can complete a notification form.
Air qualityThis section contains information on making air pollution complaints, our air quality management programme, and air pollution prior approval for chimney heights and industrial pollution regulation. Visit the Air quality section.
ConsultationThe Environmental Protection team is consulted by other parts of the Council on planning applications and entertainment licences.
Contaminated landWe published the Contaminated Land Inspection Strategy for the Borough in November 2002 and this is currently being implemented. Read more about contaminated land.
Environmental informationWe provide a wide range of information about the local environment, including our air quality monitoring results and information about contaminated land. Read more about environmental information.
Light pollutionWe often receive inquiries about light pollution and loss of light, for example security lights shining through bedroom windows. Read more information in our light pollution section.
Noise nuisance complaintsWe investigate a wide range of noise complaints. Examples include burglar alarms, loud music from neighbouring property and noise from pubs, clubs and factories. Read more about noise nuisance and noise complaints.
Last updated : 03/08/2009