The authority monitors construction activities to minimise pollution caused by noise, dust and other nuisances.
Construction sites are in the open and are often near existing residential accommodation. Residents will in general accept construction site noise but will complain if work starts early or finishes late or takes place on Saturday afternoon, Sundays or Bank Holidays. Times of operation are a planning matter, and are usually defined within the planning permission.
Complaints about construction noise can be investigated by completing the following form:
For further information, please contact the council.