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Environment and planning

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Protecting the environment for future generations is one of our core values.

We understand the importance of living within environmental limits and protecting and enhancing the environment for future generations.

We try to achieve this by providing a range of environmental services and by delivering our services in an environmentally friendly way. We also work with our partners to address strategic issues and work with our residents to enable community action and involvement.


Building control

The building control process exists to make sure that buildings are properly designed and constructe ...

Commercial waste and recycling

Commercial waste is also known as trade waste or business waste.

Countryside

The council encourages everyone living and working here to enjoy the natural environment. For exampl ...

Environmental health

We can help with and advise on a range of environmental health issues.

Historic environment

The historic environment is the term that covers the whole range of the human past and encompasses a ...

Land and premises

Information about land and premises including housing land availability and strategic housing land a ...

Licences and street trading

We issue a wide range of licenses including alcohol premises dog breeding gambling and street tradin ...

Local flood risk management

As the Lead Local Flood Authority LLFA for South Gloucestershire Council we work closely with other ...

Marine and waterway services

Information marine and waterway services including canals waterways reservoirs and water quality mon ...

Parks and open spaces

We manage and maintain a large number of open spaces including parks playing fields sports pitches c ...

Planning

There are more than 250000 residents in South Gloucestershire and as the fastest growing area in the ...

Pollution

Pollution is the introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment.

Private housing

A range of support and advice to private landlords tenants and homeowners in South Gloucestershire.

Public rights of way

As the highway authority for South Gloucestershire we are responsible for 783 miles 1257km of public ...

Recycling, rubbish and waste

Waste services in South Gloucestershire are provided by the Sort It partnership which aims to reduce ...

Regeneration

The regeneration team is responsible for guiding the improvement of key sites and areas of South Glo ...

Regulatory Services

Regulatory services is the name given to a group of services which exist to ensure public consumer e ...

Roads, highways and pavements

The majority of us rely on transport. It needs to be safe and efficient at meeting our needs with mi ...

Street care and cleaning

We are responsible for the removal of litter from highways removal of fly-tipped waste emptying of l ...

Sustainability

Sustainability is about doing things that have social economic and environmental benefits rather tha ...

Trees

Tree Officers in the planning department at South Gloucestershire Council are responsible for conser ...

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