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Contacting Your Local Council

Any resident can make Brighton and Hove City Council aware of problems in the streets where they live.

Common concerns:

1a Cityclean's Service Information update page
report missed black-bag-refuse & recycling collections.

1b The Council main street cleaning page.

1c Litter, dog waste and litter bins

1d bulky waste collections Cityclean (01273) 292929

2 Recycling or refuse left out early or all the time

3a Abandoned vehicles - Sussex Police
3b Unlicenced vehicles on a public road - DVLA
3c Untaxed vehicle
3d a vehicle parked where it should not be


4 dangerous or anti-social driving

5 Graffiti *

* The Council will remove offensive graffiti (see definition) on both public and private property. Call them on (01273) 292929 so they can remove it as quickly as possible. Offensive graffiti is cleaned off or painted over within 24 hours, but more often within 2 hours, of it being reported

6a If you are troubled by odour from The Waste Transfer Station &/or Materials Recovery Facility at Hollingdean Depot, phone The Environment Agency on 0800 807060. They will log your complaint.

If the nuisance is noise, then contact Scott Castle, Brighton and Hove City Council's Senior Environmental Health Officer on 01273 292248 email: Scott.Castle@brighton-hove.gov.uk

You can also inform Veolia's Site Manager about odour &/or noise by email (phone Peter Cox on 01273 544 205) or write to him at Hollingdean MRF/WTS, Veolia Environmental Services (UK) Plc, Hollingdean Lane, Brighton BN1 7BB.

6b The Council webpage on Air Quality Management links to The Lewes Road Corridor Project - transport improvements designed to improve air quality on our side of the city.

7 Noise from neighbours

8a Anti-social behaviour and crime - Council
8b Reporting anti-social behaviour and hate incidents - Council
8c Sussex Police's webpage on anti-social behaviour
8d PC Lee Cook is the university’s Police Liaison Officer
8e Reporting anti-social behaviour to the Police

8f Bonfires and Smoke nuisance

8g Smoke Control Areas - Round Hill falls within SCA 4.
DEFRA's website has some helpful pages on Fuels you are allowed to burn and Appliances you are allowed to use within Smoke Control Areas in England when using the specified fuels.

9 Street Furniture application - placement or removal e.g. request a new bench or litter bin.
This page was last updated by Ted on 15-Sep-2016
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