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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Noise pollution

Service outline:

Under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 it is an offence to cause a statutory nuisance, this may relate to noise, accumulations, odours, fumes and dust emitted from a premises.

A nuisance must be witnessed by an Environmental Health Officer and in the opinion of that Officer must seriously interfere with your ability to continue living a normal life. The Officer will have to make an independent judgement, taking into account the type of nuisance, duration, intensity and frequency, as to whether the nuisance is merely an annoyance or can be classified in the more serious category of statutory nuisance.

For more information see Noise pollution.

Further Information

Key contacts

Contact: RVBC Environmental Health Department

Telephone: 01200 414464

Visit: RVBC Environmental Health Department
RVBC, Church Walk, Clitheroe

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