Responsible for food hygiene, health and safety at work, nuisance, air quality, cemeteries, noise control, contaminated land, pest control, dog warden service, housing standards, support for home maintenance and repair, and homelessness.
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What we do
Our environmental health responsibilities include a wide range of strategic and responsive services for protecting people's health, housing needs and the environment.
• Download the booklet Environmental Health - What we do for you (PDF 426K)
Most of our work derives from the council’s statutory responsibility for inspection and enforcement of legal requirements. We also provide environmental monitoring, advisory services and information.