Pollution Control Performance

The Pollution Control Team receive a very high number of complaints each year. Our most common cause of complaints are noise, smoke and odour.

The table below shows the number of complaints received by the Pollution Control Team, broken down into the main categories.

This table shows the number of complaints received by the Pollution Control Team in the past 4 years.
 Type of Pollution  2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
Light  15  19 17 23
Noise 658  535 441 360
Odour 36  32 31 24
Pests 86  60 90 56
Drains and Septic Tanks 92  70 48 45
Smoke 169  140 151 110