We deal with complaints of smells which cause a nuisance in your home as a result of trade, industrial or agricultural activities.
Please note: we cannot take action against smells from a domestic property unless it is due to a build up of waste at that property.
For information on types of smell problems and how to report a problem see below:
Examples of smells we deal with include:
We cannot take action against smells from a domestic property unless it is due to a build up of waste at that property. E.g. a build up of rubbish in your neighbours yard.
You will be sent anto support your allegations.
If we feel there is a case to investigate we will:
1. Attempt to witness an odour nuisance.
2. Write to the person causing the nuisance asking that they reduce or remove the odour.
If after witnessing the odour, we are satisfied that a nuisance is occurring, we will serve an Abatement Notice on the person(s) causing the nuisance.
Please note: smells from drains and sewers are not dealt with by us.
For problems with smells from trade waste please contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 01772 906909.
Smells from land or muck spreading are usually temporary and pose little risk to health. We would not investigate a complaint about land spreading unless it became a frequent occurrence.