Emissions from industrial or trade or business premises
Accumulations or deposits of rubbish or harmful/poisonous matter that cause odour issues
Factors that are examined when considering the potential existence of a statutory nuisance from odour are:
Type of odour
Wind strength and direction
Duration of odour
Time of day
How often it occurs
In practice, the odour would need to be a persistent problem, which interferes substantially with a persons well-being, comfort or the enjoyment of their property. Domestic cooking odour is not covered by this legislation.
Where possible, try talking to your neighbour about the problem in the first instance. Download a suggested letter (DOC) to send to your neighbours. You can then alter and amend accordingly if you are suffering from nuisance as a first step/alternative before contacting us to formally complain.