Number of Nuisance Smell Complaints

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Dear North Lincolnshire Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the number of nuisance smell complaints received by the council for the following periods:

1st Jan 2024-29th February 2024
1st Jan 2023-31st December 2023
1st Jan 2022- 31st December 2022
1st Jan 2021- 31st December 2021

To be clear, I am referring to complaints made about nuisance smells that could be a ‘statutory nuisance’ (covered by the Environmental Protection Act 1990) as defined in this guidance from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs:

If possible, please could you break down the number of odour complaints, by type.

If you require any further information or clarification please let me know.

Yours faithfully,

Amber Charnley

Information Governance Team,

Dear Amber Charnley,

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Yours Faithfully

Information Governance Team
North Lincolnshire Council

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