Environmental Health services are provided by Environmental Protection team and Food and Health & Safety team. The teams are dedicated and committed to assist all, either directly or by working work closely with external agencies ranging from Food Standards Agency (FSA), Health & Safety Executive (HSE), Environment Agency, Anglian Water, businesses and customers throughout Breckland, and a wider range of other authorities, with the aim of working towards improving and protecting public health.
Animal Warden Services will pick up strays, provides dog training courses and deals with dog fouling.
Information on Industrial Pollution Control
If a noise is causing a serious nuisance, Breckland Council has a legal obligation to investigate.
Information on pest control
Details on how to report an odour problem
Guidance on reporting problems with bonfires
Information on Air Pollution legislation and reporting
Information for landowners and developers regarding the Council's role in dealing with contaminated land.
Overflows from drains, a cesspool or septic tank which cause a statutory nuisance can be investigated by Breckland Council.
Information on Private Water Supply legislation and reporting
Information on Environmental Health Enforcement policy and current notices
Light Pollution legislation and reporting
Information on high hedge complaint procedure
Breckland Council is seeking the views of residents, businesses and organisations in Swaffham on potential measures to improve air quality in the town centre, outlined in a draft Air Quality Action Plan.