Pollution

The Pollution department is part of the shared Environmental Health service operated by Rother and Wealden District Councils.

We deal with pollution issues that can adversely affect people, their wellbeing and the environment in which they live.

Neighbourhood problems

Every year we receive high numbers of complaints relating to neighbourhood problems . These can include:

  • Noise
  • Smoke
  • Dust
  • Commercial odour
  • Light
  • Waste and problem properties
  • Infestations
  • Water and drains
  • Invasive weeds

We also work to protect and improve the environment, such as monitoring air quality. This work includes:

Air quality

For information and advice about air quality and air quality monitoring.

Land that may be contaminated

For information and advice about contaminated land.

Guidance for developers and consultants

This page summarises important factors for developer to consider from an Environmental Health perspective before submitting a planning application.

Protecting and improving the environment

For information about asbestos and oil storage.