Noise, pollution and air quality
Report a noise problem, find out about pollution and how we manage air quality in Brighton & Hove.
Find out what noise complaints we can deal with, what action we can take and how to take your own action.
Find out who to report a car or house alarm to, and how to prevent your alarm causing an issue.
Find guidance on how to busk in the city and how to deal with noise complaints about buskers.
Find guidance on how to use fireworks safely, including the equipment you'll need, how to keep children safe and the laws you must follow.
Find out when construction work can take place and how to apply for prior consent for works.
Find out how you can resolve a noise nuisance using mediation or by taking your own legal action.
Find out how mediation can help resolve issues between neighbours, how it works and how you can access mediation services.
Find out what you can do to reduce stress to animals caused by fireworks and find advice if you're a pet owner.
Find out how to report a nuisance caused by light, dust, smells, smoke or insects.
Find out what types of contaminated land we're responsible for and who to contact if you discover a cause of land contamination.
Find information about the rules around domestic and commercial bonfires, how to make a complaint about a bonfire and safety guidance.
Find out what an industrial process is, who needs to apply for a permit, and how to do it.
Find out what you can do about rubbish on private land, what a filthy and verminous property is and how to report drainage issues.
Find out about natural and artificial radiation and how different types of radiation are monitored.
Find out where bathing water samples are taken, how to report pollution and what the Environment Agency looks for in the samples.
Find out how you can help improve air quality in Brighton & Hove, including advice on saving energy and reducing vehicle pollution.
Find our air quality reports and what we're doing to improve air quality in Brighton & Hove.
Find out what the Sussex Air Quality Partnership is, where to download air quality monitoring information and sign up for air quality alerts.
Find information about using solid fuels, smoke control areas and choosing a solid fuel appliance.
Advice for planning applications
Find out if you need to submit a report about the noise impact of the area around your proposed development.