Environmental Protection policies
Your privacy is very important to Breckland District Council.
Breckland District Council is the Data Controller responsible for the personal information you may provide, including:
- Your complaint to the Environmental Protection Team.
- Any personal information we gather in relation to a complaint made against you.
Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by phone on 01362 656870, via email email@example.com, or by writing to us at Legal Services, Breckland District Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1EE.
You have the right to access your data and correct any inaccuracies. For further details, please contact the Data Protection Officer orfind out about your rights online.
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Breckland Council - Corporate Enforcement Policy
The purpose of the Policy is to set out the guiding principles by which legislation will be enforced by the council to protect public health, safety, amenity and the environment within Breckland.
Health and Safety Inspector visit/calls
The HSE has a briefguide for businesses, employees and representatives (opens new window) .
Food hygiene inspections
Officers in the Food, Health and Safety Team are responsible for monitoring hygiene standards in over 1,200 food businesses in Breckland. The frequency of inspection varies from six months to three years depending upon a number of factors that are assessed at the time of every main inspection.
In the great majority of cases, contraventions are dealt with informally where an educative approach is taken, with follow-up inspections to check progress. In more serious cases, Officers may resort to the use of Improvement Notices, Remedial Action Notice, Simple Cautions, Prosecution and/or Seizure or Detention of food. Where there is deemed to be an imminent risk to health, premises may be closed by use of Emergency Prohibition powers.
Breckland is fully committed to supporting its food businesses. Support includes advisory visits, leaflets and a programme of food safety training. Regular projects take place to deal with particular issues.
You are able toreport a food complaint or problem online. You can also contact the Environmental Protection team by telephone (01362 656870) or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated: 17/12/2021 11:02:19