In accordance with the current national lockdown restrictions and to ensure the safety of both staff and residents, site visits by Environmental Health officers will be limited and if a visit is necessary, will be held externally. Only in exceptional circumstances will internal visits to residents homes or businesses be undertaken, provided that appropriate health and safety measures such as social distancing and PPE are adhered to.
Welcome to the Environment section. On this page you will find below a list of quick links to the popular searched pages. Alternatively, use the menu on the left to find the information you require.
Find out about our street cleansing services including, street care teams, town centre ranger, rural litter patrol, graffiti removal, fly tipping and abandoned vehicles.
Learn what you can recycle, when and where.
See how your local restaurant scores under the National Food Hygiene Rating scheme. Find out about food poisoning and food warnings, how to register your food premises or attend food hygiene courses.
Find out about the Borough's many country parks, play areas, commons, public rights of way and woodlands.
See how you can save money on your fuel bills and, in certain circumstances, receive grants to improve your home's energy efficiency. Get tips on greener living, including recycling and reducing your carbon footprint.
Report a problem with trees on road verges or in our parks and open spaces. Find out how to protect trees with amenity value or resolve a dispute over high hedges.
Find out what to do if you find a stray dog and how to contact the Council's dog warden, the location of the Borough's dog waste bins and learn and anti-barking collars.
The Council no longer operates a pest control service but we have listed local contractors, although in no way do offer any recommendation as to their quality or suitability.
Check local air pollution levels, find out about noise pollution and how to report a noise nuisance, plus advice on bonfires and asbestos.
Discover who is responsible for your water supply and drainage, what to do if there are any problems with your drainage, plus advice on water quality.
See our plans to keep Brentwood moving during inclement weather, including gritting routes and the latest travel advice.