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Environmental Health

Pest control

From the 1 April 2014 a charge has been introduced for the treatment of rats at domestic properties. Charges also apply for the treatment of mice and insects such as fleas, flies, ants and moths. Please see the fees and charges 2014-15 document at the link below.

Animal Warden

The animal warden service is provided by the council to promote responsible dog ownership and to enforce local byelaws.

Food Safety

Find out about food safety and the hygiene rating of food businesses in the district.


Find out about nuisance complaints.

Environmental Fees and Charges

Environmental Health Enforcement Policy

Latest News

Uttlesford District Council Regulators Code Service Standard. Now available, this document explains what you can expect from Uttlesford District Council's Environmental Health service. Whether you are a business, a member of the public or an employee of a local business we are committed to providing you with an efficient, courteous and helpful service and this document tells you how we aim to do that and what standards we will meet. Read the new pdf icon Uttlesford District Council Regulators Code Service Standard [184kb] >>

Uttlesford District Council Health and Safety Service Plan 2014-16. This Service Plan is dedicated to the Health and Safety at Work enforcement responsibility of Environmental Health. Read the pdf icon Health and Safety Service Plan 2014-16 [245kb] >>

Air quality in the Uttlesford District. A Local Air Quality Updating and Screening Assessment (USA) report based on the monitoring results from the 3 automatic continuous monitoring sites and 21 non-automatic monitoring sites (diffusion tubes) located throughout the district has just been published. Read more>> 

Contact the Environmental Health department

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