Environment and Nuisance

Monitoring issues in the environment that can have an effect on your health including noise, smoke, air quality, drainage and more.

Services List


Information about how to report nuisances like noise, smoke, odours, drainage and anti-social behaviour.

Report a problem on our streets

This guide explains how to report problems like litter, debris and leaves, dead animals, fly tipping and more, and how we will deal with them.

Air Quality

Information about how the Council reviews, assesses and monitors the air quality in our area.

Bathing Water Quality

Find up-to-date information on local bathing water quality around the South Hams here.


Information about lost and stray dogs, dog exclusion areas and dog fouling can be found here.

Firework Safety

Helpful information and advice on how to stay safe while using fireworks.


Advice regarding flooding, how to protect yourself and your property and what to do in the event of a flood.

Pest Control

The council does not provide pest control services.
Use this guide to find information about controlling common household pests, and who to contact in an infestation.


Learn about radon and what you can do if you live in an area with high radon levels.

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Opening times

Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: Closed