What is a Statutory Nuisance?
A Statutory Nuisance is something which has an unreasonable and persistant effect on a persons every day life, or poses a threat to their health or wellbeing.
A Statutory Nuisance may include;
- Accumulation of refuse and other material
- Dogs barking excessively
- Industrial Noise
- Intruder alarms
- Loud music (domestic or commercial)
The Council has a duty to investigate reports of Statutory Nuisance, and may take legal action under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to resolve any complaints.