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.
Every year we receive high numbers of complaints relating to neighbourhood problems . These can include:
- Commercial odour
- Waste and problem properties
- Water and drains
- Invasive weeds
We also work to protect and improve the environment, such as monitoring air quality. This work includes:
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.