Situated in the Environmental Services Department, this Team is proactive and deal with a wide variety of environmental problems.....
Development of an inspection programme and historic records review in relation to potentially contaminated sites that may affect drinking water, homes, horticulture and agriculture. View Contaminated Land page
Review and assessment of air quality across the Borough to achieve compliance with the Air Quality Objectives. The promotion of air pollution awareness and education in partnership with the other Kent Authorities. There are two air monitoring stations and 33 passive tube sites. View the Air Quality page
The regulating of specified industrial processes and installations by the issuing of permits, with conditions, to control all emissions to air, land and water from A(2) processes and installations and to air from Part B processes and installations. 56 premises currently have a total of 60 permits. View the Pollution Prevention Control page
Provides an in-depth investigation and advice service to residents and businesses covering complaints about commercial premises in relation to noise, smoke, odour and other nuisances defined by statute, working in close liaison with other Teams and agencies. View the Statutory Nuisance page
For more information on Noise, please view our Noise Pollution Guidelines.
Assessing the environmental impacts of applications for planning permission.
Assessing the environmental impacts of applications through their "operating schedule" and previous complaints involving licensed premises, to prevent the occurrence of public nuisance.
Monday to Thursday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm and Friday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm.
Write to:Environmental Protection TeamSwale HouseEast StreetSittingbourneKentME10 3HT
Noise and other nuisance complaints with respect to domestic and non commercial premises, are investigated by the Environmental Response Team. Contact the Customer Services Team.
Waste and Recycling issues are dealt with by the Waste Team.
Health and Safety and Food Hygiene issues are dealt with by the Commercial Team.