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Can I get rid of my waste by burning it?
You should avoid burning waste if you live close to other people as it may cause a nuisance. Burning of waste can be classed as a statutory nuisance under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 section 83.
Categories: EnvironmentRefuse and recycling
Can I remain anonymous when I report noise nuisance?
Unfortunately you are unable to remain anonymous when reporting a noise nuisance as we will need to send you diaries to keep track of the noise and possibly install noise monitoring equipment.
We do not let the person know who has made a complai...
Can I report the fact that my neighbour is constantly noisy?
We can’t provide an instant remedy against noise nuisance. When assessing nuisance, we consider time, duration, extent of the nuisance and degree of unreasonableness.
If you are bothered by noise, the first thing to do is discuss the matt...
How can I complain about mouldy food?
If you find a problem with food, you should:
Keep possession of the food. It is your evidence of the complaint.
Contact the environmental health team as soon as possible on 01296 585605.In most cases it is easier if you can bring the i...
How can I tell if a vehicle has been abandoned?
We are required to asses whether vehicles are abandoned using the following but not exclusive criteria:
The car might be in a poor condition, possibly the radio wires hanging out, the wing mirrors hanging off, it may have been ther...
I got food poisoning at a local restaurant what should I do?
Contact your GP – they should request a stool sample from you. This should be sent to a laboratory and will identify if you are suffering from a food related illness.
Food poisoning is a notifiable illness, and therefore the local Health...
I have seen someone fly tipping how can I report this?
If you spot any fly tipped waste or see anyone fly tipping please report it. The rubbish can then be removed and with your help the crime can be investigated.
Fly-tipping is an offence and carries large fines. We employ a litter enforcement of...
I’ve lost my dog.
If you have lost your dog, our dog warden service may have picked it up and taken it to our holding kennels where it will be held for 7 days.
During normal office hours please contact our environmental health team on 01296 585605 to report your...
Is there a park near here?
Aylesbury Vale is home to more than 60 areas of green space for vocational use, including major parks in both Aylesbury and Buckingham.
Throughout the Vale you will find opportunities for formal and informal sports activities and leisure activiti...
Is there a problem with air pollution in the Vale?
Air quality in the Vale is generally good in the Vale. The main source of pollution is from vehicle emissions. However, there is one pollutant of potential concern. This is Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2). We currently measure this pollutant using automati...
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