What is Environmental Nuisance?

Environmental nuisance is:

  • unreasonable interference (or likely interference) with an environmental value caused by emissions of aerosols, fumes, light, noise, odour, particles (including dust) or smoke; or
  • unhealthy, offensive or unsightly conditions caused by contamination.

Click on the links below to see permissible activities and conditions.

 

Noise

 

Dust

 

Light & Odours

 

Smoke, Fumes & Particles

 

Noise, Odour, Dust – Making a Complaint

For information regarding environmental nuisance complaints governed by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection on 13 QGOV (13 74 68). More information is available on the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection complaint information sheet.

For all other environmental nuisance complaints please phone Council’s Environmental Health and Regulatory Services Unit on (07) 4099 9444.