Noise Abatement Domestic Generators

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Dear Eastbourne Borough Council,

Please provide all information held for all periods relating to the following within your area and/ or county.

1. How many noise abatement notices including fines have been issued and on which dates and to which offenders, include wardens-owners etc relating to static caravan sites, both residential, holiday and mixed use.

2. Please provide the decibel levels allowed by law for portable generators used in domestic settings not on building construction sites etc. Include daylight and night-time hours within a 24 hour period and for which days of the week and weekend.

3. Provide the name of the departments authorised to deal with noise and/ or nuisance pollution (exclude mediation services unless funded by the council).

4. List all licensed static caravan sites (including where a resident warden is present) and confirm whether for residential, holiday or mixed use.

5. List all static caravan parks granted a license to use portable generators include diesel, petrol, and alleged “silent generators” and include any conditions attached to the license; such as the duration, purpose i.e. industrial farming etc provide the name of the person licensed.

6. Please include all within areas of outstanding natural beauty and include all agencies that also have a duty to protect wildlife and the environment.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Frankham

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Dear Mr. Frankham,

 

Information Request:  EFOI 16887

 

Thank you for your information request dated 11 August 2022 received in
our office on the same day.

 

I have reviewed your request and investigated whether there is any
information which can be disclosed to you.  Please find below the
information the council holds, and which I am pleased to provide to you.

 

 

Please provide all information held for all periods relating to the
following within your area and/ or county.

 

1. How many noise abatement notices including fines have been issued and
on which dates and to which offenders, include  wardens-owners etc
relating to static caravan sites, both residential, holiday and mixed use.
None

 

2. Please provide the decibel levels allowed by law for portable
generators used in domestic settings not on building construction sites
etc. Include daylight and night-time hours within a 24 hour period and for
which days of the week and weekend. This would depend on the normal
background level.

 

3. Provide the name of the departments authorised to deal with noise and/
or nuisance pollution (exclude mediation services unless funded by the
council). Regulatory Services

 

4. List all licensed static caravan sites (including where a resident
warden is present) and confirm whether for residential, holiday or mixed
use.

Cannon Park – Holiday

Fairfields Farm – holiday

Uplands Farm – Holiday

Bay View Park – Holiday

Pevensey Bay – Holiday

Normans Bay – Holiday

Grey Tower - Holiday

 

5. List all static caravan parks granted a license to use portable
generators include diesel, petrol, and alleged “silent generators” and
include any conditions attached to the license; such as the duration, 
purpose i.e. industrial farming etc provide the name of the person
licensed. None

 

6. Please include all within areas of outstanding natural beauty and
include all agencies that also have a duty to protect wildlife and the
environment.

None

 

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Information Governance Reviews Officer

Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council

                                           Eastbourne Town Hall

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                                           Eastbourne

                                           BN21 4UG

           

                                  

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Information Governance Officer

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