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Environmental Protection

Aim: "To ensure the quality of air, land and water within the Borough is within established environmental guidelines and health criteria".

Environmental protection embraces a wide range of activities.

These include:

  • Investigating complaints relating to statutory nuisance or the pollution of air and land.
  • Responding and investigating complaints about noise.
  • Dealing with contaminated land enquiries.
  • Monitoring of air quality and noise throughout the Borough.
  • Monitoring and sampling radiation levels.
  • Asbestos advice service.
  • Authorising businesses that operate certain potentially polluting processes.
  • Involvement in the Development Control (Planning) process.
  • Monitoring aircraft noise and complaints.
  • Enforcing appropriate legislation.
  • Scrutinising applications for Public Entertainment Licences.

Please contact us on 01628 683830 if you require more information, or complete our online form.


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