Report odour from commercial premises

Odour may be classed as a nuisance if is from a trade or business premises and is something that is so offensive and prolonged that it significantly interferes with the enjoyment and use of the affected property. Things that may affect whether Environmental Health can take action for an odour issue are: length of time & time of day the odour occurrence, type of smell and its effects and the character of the area, for example, in the countryside, it is reasonable to expect odour from farming activities. Examples of issues that we can investigate are:

  • Food odours from a defective restaurant flue
  • Solvent emissions from a factory
  • Odours from a waste pile at a commercial premises

To make a smoke complaint – please click this link to use our online form