A 'statutory nuisance' is something that is either prejudicial to health, for example capable of causing disease, or a nuisance in common law. It is something that affects someone's use and enjoyment of their home/property. It must occur regularly and continue for so long that it is unreasonable.
Issues covered by statutory nuisance law
There are many types of problems that can cause 'statutory nuisance', as defined in Section 79 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
- Noise and vibration
- Odour from commercial premises only
- Insects from commercial premises only
- Artificial light
- Accumulations and deposits
Making a complaint
If you are not able to resolve the issue yourself, tell us about it and we will look into it . In order for us to investigate complaints you will need to provide details about yourself and the property causing the alleged issue.
If you would like to make a complaint to us about a statutory nuisance please phone C2BG on (01495) 311556.
Please remember we are unable to take anonymous complaints about statutory nuisance.
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