Light pollution

Complaints concerning artificial light including domestic and commercial security lights can be assessed by the Council under statutory nuisance legislation.

The Environmental Health section works with the planning department at the development stage to prevent new lighting installations causing loss of amenity."

►  Icon for pdf Getting Light Right Simple tips to get your floodlight working best for you and the environment (DEFRA) [417.07KB] 
►  Icon for pdf Read the Guidance Notes for the Reduction of Obtrusive Light (Institution of Lighting Professionals) [666.8KB] 
►  Read the Light Pollution Leaflet

Hard copies of the above documents and further advice is available from the Environmental Health Department.