Waste & Recycling notice: All bin collections this week will take place the day after your normal collection day.

Noise and nuisance

The District Council has powers under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to deal with statutory nuisance. The areas that are covered by this legislation are listed below. Premises Where a neighbouring building is in a poor state of repair or condition and it begins to affect your property, then this can be a nuisance. An example would be where a neighbour's leaking guttering is causing damp to your property.

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Cockerel noise

The District Council can investigate noise from crowing cockerels. Noise complaints from crowing cockerels are more freq...
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Fireworks

Fireworks are widely used to mark public and private celebrations as well as traditional events. Whilst they can add exc...
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Noisy neighbours

Noise from neighbours is a common source of nuisance. The main complaints are about barking dogs, loud music or televisi...
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Noise and nuisance

The District Council has powers under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to deal with statutory nuisance. The areas t...

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Commercial noise

Sometimes we can be disturbed by excessive noise coming from industrial or commercial premises. Examples are machinery n...
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Smoke control areas

Under the Clean Air Act 1993 the District Council can declare all, or part, of its area as a Smoke Control Area. This p...

Environmental Health

Town Hall, Bank Road
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3NN
Tel: 01629 761 212
Fax: 01629 761 165

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