The statutory nuisances are defined in Section 79 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
Examples of statutory nuisances are:
We have a duty to investigate complaints about statutory nuisances.
If there is sufficient evidence of a statutory nuisance, Environmental Health will serve notice (an Abatement Notice) on the person responsible for the nuisance.
If the identity of that person is not known, notice may be served on the owner or occupier of the land where the nuisance exists.
Register your complaint
Please contact Environmental Health to register your complaint.
We will make every effort to respond to your complaint within 5 working days.
Complaints considered to be high priority will receive a response by the following working day.
Domestic waste complaints
Complaints about misuse of wheeled refuse bins and uncollected domestic waste are principally matters for Waste Services and Streetscene.