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Report Environmental Pollution

This page contains information on Environmental Pollution including the necessary form to report an issue.

There are many types of Environmental Pollution. Typical pollution complaints are:

  • Noise
  • Bonfires and / or dark smoke
  • Fumes or Gas emitted from domestic premises
  • Any insects emanating from relevant industrial, trade or business premises and being prejudicial to health or a nuisance
  • Artificial light emitted from premises and being prejudicial to health or a nuisance.

In order for us to to investigate instances of environmental pollution and nuisance, it will need to comply with one or more of the following;

  • unreasonably and substantially interfere with the use or enjoyment of a home or other premises
  • injure health or be likely to injure health

If you would like to reports incidents of animals kept in an unacceptable place or manner, please contact the RSPCA

If you would like to report a fly tipping incident please complete our fly tipping form. 

If you would like to report Environmental Pollution, please fill in the following form. Please note we are open Monday to Friday and will aim to respond to you within 5 working days. 

Report Environmental Pollution

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Contact Details


Complaint Details

What is the problem(s) you would like to report?
What is the problem(s)
If other, please provide details
 If this is not the first instance, describe how frequently this has been occurring.

Source of the noise or nuisance

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From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice