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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." 

►  pdf icon Getting Light Right Simple tips to get your floodlight working best for you and the environment (DEFRA) [232kb] 
►  pdf icon Read the Guidance Notes for the Reduction of Obtrusive Light (Institution of Lighting Professionals) [417kb] 
►  pdf icon Read the Light Pollution Leaflet [233kb] 

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

Contact the Environmental Health department