Pollution comes in all sorts of forms - air, land, water, smell, noise - and whatever form it takes it can affect our quality of life and health.
We carry out a wide range of duties and functions including air quality monitoring and management, dealing with problems of neighbourhood nuisance including loud noise, obnoxious smells, dust and chimney/bonfire smoke, local response to radiation incidents, ambient radiation monitoring, advising the planning department on potential environmental and nuisance issues for new developments, contaminated land identification, inspection and sampling and provision of environmental information we hold.
Under the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010, Local Authorities must regulate various activities in order to protect the environment and human health. Full details of the activities which require a permit can be found on the DEFRA website. A list of application forms can be downloaded below:
- Part A2 Processes Application Form
- Part B Application Form
- Part B Variation Form
- Petrol Vapour Recovery (PVR Stage 2) Variation Form
- Vehicle Finishers application Form
- Waste Oil Burner Application Form
- Dry Cleaners Application Form
- Petrol Vapour Recovery Application Form
Part A1 activities are regulated by the Environment Agency
Environmental Information Regulations
For further information on any of these functions please telephone our Contact Centre on 01246 242424 or submit an enquiry form
Smoke Control Areas
The whole of Bolsover district is designated as a smoke control area. This controls fuel that is used on domestic fires and burners only and does not cover bonfires. DEFRA has further information on exempt solid fuel appliances and authorised smokeless fuels which can be used within a Smoke Control Area.
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