COVID-19 Update - All face to face visits and inspections are currently suspended. Advice is available via email
Environmental Health services are provided by Environmental Protection team and Food and Health & Safety team. The teams are dedicated and committed to assist all, either directly or by working work closely with external agencies ranging from Food Standards Agency (FSA), Health & Safety Executive (HSE), Environment Agency, Anglian Water, businesses and customers throughout Breckland, and a wider range of other authorities, with the aim of working towards improving and protecting public health.
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In response to COVID-19 government guidance and social distancing the Environmental Protection Team have adapted the service it provides. We are currently unable to carry out site visits or face to face meetings.
Information on what we are doing about Climate Change and how you can help
Find out what alternatives can help reduce our impact on the environment.
If a noise is causing a serious nuisance, Breckland Council has a legal obligation to investigate
Animal Warden Services will pick up strays, provides dog training courses and deals with dog fouling.
Information on Industrial Pollution Control
Help improve the Breckland air quality
Details of Car Electric Charging Points in Breckland area
Information on Air Pollution legislation and reporting
Information on pest control
Guidance on reporting problems with bonfires
Details on how to report an odour problem
Information for landowners and developers regarding the Council's role in dealing with contaminated land.
Overflows from drains, a cesspool or septic tank which cause a statutory nuisance can be investigated by Breckland Council.
Information on Private Water Supply legislation and reporting
Information on Environmental Health Enforcement policy
Light Pollution legislation and reporting
Information on high hedge complaint procedure
Breckland's Big Switch and Save could help you save money on your gas and electricity bills.
Details of the Environmental Protection Privacy Notice
Last updated: 05/03/2021 10:31:11