Air Quality Management

Air pollution can have a significant effect on health and the environment. For this reason local authorities have a legal responsibility to assess and work towards improving air quality in their areas and to meet health based objectives set by the government. Council's are required to review air quality to assess whether defined air…

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Local Air Pollution Prevention and Control - Part B Processes Permit

Part B processes permits are issued by the council to regulate business activities which may cause air pollution. The permit your business requires depends on the specific processes involved and the type of emissions released. Please note: To find out about permits relating to other types of…

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Why we are collecting the data

Fylde Borough Council Environmental Protection Department provides a number of services which include Statutory Nuisance investigation, Environmental crime enforcement, regularisation to existing premises and enforcement to premises which fail to meet legislative requirements. The service area also covers, but not exclusively listed, the following roles -
Fylde Borough Council carries out weed spraying on behalf of Lancashire County Council along the public highway in residential areas, including kerb channels, foot ways and flagged areas.  Un-adopted areas will not be treated. Three sprays have been scheduled for 2018 and are anticipated to be completed in April, late June/early July and late September, weather…

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Responsible Authorities

Organisations involved in the management of flood risk are known as Risk Management Authorities (RMAs), they are: Lead Local Flood Authorities (Lancashire County Council) are responsible for the management of local flood risks, which are defined as pluvial flooding, groundwater flooding and fluvial flooding from Ordinary Watercourses. Lancashire County Council is also responsible for managing…

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Fly posters usually advertise or promote events and are placed without permission of the owner of the property and can take the form of stickers, signs or posters. We take fly posting seriously - when you report fly posting, we will make enquiries into the source of the advertisement and take action if possible. You can…

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Fylde Council has teamed up in a partnership with organisations including the Environment Agency, United Utilities, other North West councils and Keep Britain Tidy to ensure the water off our beaches continues to improve.

What is the partnership doing?

Inland sewage discharges are being tackled. In some areas checks have been made to ensure that household sewage…

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What is the difference between a drain and a sewer?

A drain serves only one property. This is the home-owners responsibility. A lateral drain is the section of pipe which continues beyond the property boundary. This is the responsibility of United Utilities.


Drains - As a home owner you are still responsible for any drain serving only your…

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A vehicle will not be classified/investigated as abandoned if it is simply: • Not displaying a tax disk (no longer a legal requirement) • Untaxed (this can be reported to the DVLA for enforcement) • Parked on a public highway when it has a SORN - Statutory Off Road Notification (this can be reported to the DVLA for…

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What we can't deal with:

  • Children’s Noise
  • Shouting and Screaming
  • Everyday domestic Noise
  • Car stereos on moving vehicles
  • Sound insulation

Commercial Noise

It is recognised that a certain amount of noise is likely to occur in most types of construction operations.

For residential works where occupiers nearby may be affected the hours of noisy works are normally restricted to: