Environmental health

Environmental health services in the borough; including health and safety, pest control and food hygiene.

Animal warden and pest control services

  • Pest control for residential properties

    Information about pest control services for residential properties including the treatment that is required for different pests and the fees and charges for treatments.

  • Pest control for businesses

    The Environmental Health Department has a pest control service that can help you manage any pest issues you may have.

  • Pests in rented accommodation

    Landlords have a legal responsibility to deal with pest problems on their property. Tenants can report an unresolved pest problem to the Pest Control Service for enforcement.

  • Pests in refuse storage areas

    Guidance on how to prevent pests in refuse storage areas

  • Seagulls

    More and more seagulls are moving into towns and built-up areas to feed and rear their young. This is because fish stocks are becoming scarcer and the easy-pickings from litter and household refuse make such areas more…

  • Urban Foxes

    Information about urban foxes, the nuisance they cause, the risks they pose to humans and pets and tips for controlling them.

  • Animal warden services

    Here you will find contact details for reporting lost animals or problems in your area. Animal warden services also provide information and advice about control orders and how to apply for our dog registration scheme.

Public Health and Health and Safety

Food Safety

Policies and reports