Environmental emergencies (out of hours)

An out of hours service operates for environmental emergencies. You can access this service between 4pm and 8am weekdays, and all day weekends and Bank Holidays.

The telephone number for out of hours emergencies in Brighton & Hove is 01273 292229.

Please only use this service in an emergency. This service should not be used for non-emergency enquiries.

Typical emergencies covered by this service include


Contact the council during normal office hours for help with business addresses, household waste site opening hours or queries about recycling, refuse and street cleaning services.

Weekend noise patrol

The council’s out of hours weekend noise patrol service is now operating from 10pm to 3am on Friday/Saturday and Saturday/Sunday. 

Please contact us on 01273 293541 and let us know the following:

  • your name and address
  • contact number
  • details of where the noise is coming from

In an emergency, please call Sussex Police on 999.