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Dust from industry

The following will be considered by the Council when investigating an alleged statutory nuisance arising from dust, gas, or fumes:

  • The nature of dust/fumes/gases
  • The source and reason for emission
  • The frequency and duration of release
  • The reason for release
  • The effects on the residents
  • And the available remedies

Statutory nuisance of dust only applies to commercial sources of dust and does not include DIY. This could be work carried out by builders on a domestic property or work carried out on a commercial property.