The Environmental Protection Group provides many of the
services associated with the Environmental Health functions of a
More detailed information and details of services or charges
can be obtained by clicking on the service links below. In
the absence of the information you are looking for please contact us
Monitor atmospheric air
. Enforce legislation to prevent dark smoke
emissions and control emissions of other pollutants to the air
from regulated industrial processes.
Maintenance of the Public Registers for Local Authority
Pollution Prevention and Control and Integrated Pollution
Prevention and Control.
Drainage and Land Drainage
Use powers under land drainage
legislation to minimise the
risk of flooding of properties. Enforce public health
legislation in respect of sewerage and drainage
Use legislation to control noise
to levels which do not amount to a
Public Health and Nuisance
Public health and nuisance
Investigate complaints and consider whether the complaint
constitutes a statutory nuisance. Ensure filthy and
verminous premises are dealt with.
Identify Contaminated Land
ensure cleanup by appropriate bodies. Maintenance of the
Public Registers for Contaminated Land.
The Council provides collection of stray dogs
which have been reported and are
being held by members of the public.
Carry out reassurance radiation
information and advice on remediation to reduce Radon exposure
levels. Maintenance of the Public Registers required under
the Radioactive Substances Act 1993.