We investigate complaints of pollution from neighbouring domestic and commercial premises. We can deal with the following as statutory nuisances under the Environmental Protection Act:

  • Accumulations or deposits (for example, piles of rotting rubbish)
  • Noise or vibration
  • Smoke, fumes or gases from premises
  • Dust, steam or smells from business premises
  • Odours from domestic premises
  • Premises in a poor state
  • Light intrusion from a domestic or commercial premises

Reporting an issue

If you're being affected by one of the above issues, we recommend that, initially, you discuss it informally with the owner or occupier of the premises where the issue is coming from. It is possible that they are not aware that it is causing an adverse effect, and may be able to take action to resolve the issue.

You may also report issues to us for further investigation, using our online form:

Report a nuisance

Contact us

Telephone: 01442 228000
Email: ecp@dacorum.gov.uk

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