Problems with smoke, fumes, gases, dust, steam, smell, offensive accumulation or deposits, keeping animals and noise can all be statutory nuisances.
Find out about making a statutory nuisance complaint, how we investigate complaints and what to do if it is not a statutory nuisance.
An odour nuisance is a smell which is so offensive and prolonged that it significantly interferes with the enjoyment and use of the affected property.
Find out about your right to have a bonfire, the problems bonfires and smoke can cause, when a bonfire becomes a nuisance and reporting a problem bonfire.
Private action in a Magistrates’ Court may be a way to resolve a nuisance that cannot be resolved informally or one we cannot establish as a statutory nuisance.
Find out about what you can do about light pollution, how to avoid causing light pollution and advice on security light installation.
Find out about reducing the risk of dust nuisance and when dust becomes a statutory nuisance.