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We follow case law and common law in deciding whether an incident counts as a statutory nuisance.
Advice on how to deal with problems such as smells and noise.
We publish a number of useful and interesting leaflets, designed to give you advice and guidance on a range of issues.
We have certain powers to take action against owners or occupiers who deposit rubbish or allow it to build up or remain on their land.
If you are having a bonfire, you need to be considerate towards your neighbours.
Insect infestations can be considered a statutory nuisance, but only under certain circumstances.
We receive many complaints about smells that affect people living nearby.
To make an emergency complaint about a smell out of hours, you can call the out-of-hours line.
We can investigate smells in your own home and advise you on what action to take.
Understanding what counts as a statutory nuisance.