This course goes from the basics to some advanced issues and should be equally useful to those with little background such as newly qualified officers and technical assistants relatively new to local government through to experienced officers.

Topics covered

  • What is statutory nuisance? Statutory nuisance determinations
  • The role of the officer
  • Case law
  • Relevance of planning permission
  • Coping strategies
  • Smoke, fumes or gases
  • Contaminated land
  • Animals
  • Light
  • Noise
  • Other nuisances
  • TPC and Clean Air acts
  • Private nuisance and Public nuisance
  • Common law nuisance
  • Proof of fault
  • Aggrieved and affected persons
  • Respondents/defendants of action
  • Foreseeability and liability
  • Prejudicial to health
  • Duty to serve notice
  • Best practiable means
  • Notice precision
  • Licensing act
  • Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment act
  • Interesting cases
  • Common notice issues
  • Notice checklist
  • Defra/CIEH guidance
  • Questionnaire

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Mike Stigwood
& Terri Stigwood

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01223 982912