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

This service is currently under review and all complaints will be investigated Monday to Friday by contacting us on 01273 294266 or by email: ehl.environmentalprotection@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please let us know:

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

In an emergency, please call Sussex Police on 999.