Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Nuisances

If you have a PPC permit or waste management licence then you may have conditions that control potential nuisances from your site.

If you cause a nuisance to neighbours, your local council can require you to take action to prevent the nuisance. Good planning can help prevent problems.

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Permits

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