Statutory nuisance

How to Tackle a Noisy Neighbour – Don’t Retaliate!

How to Tackle a Noisy Neighbour – Don’t Retaliate!

How to tackle a noisy neighbour Picture the scene; your next door neighbour enjoys entertaining their friends on a regular basis (in fact most nights). They play music, chat and laugh until the small hours. Initially, you put up with…

Permitted noise levels

Permitted noise levels

Maximum Permitted Noise Level Contrary to popular belief there is no maximum permitted noise level that needs to be exceeded for noise to be categorised as a ‘nuisance’. Statutory nuisance legislation is routinely implemented and enforced by local authorities. Investigating officers…

What is a statutory nuisance?

What is a statutory nuisance?

What is a Statutory Nuisance Anyway?! When assessing the potential for nuisance the investigating officer will need to base his judgement on a number of factors. These include: •    How loud the noise is and how long it lasts •  …