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Environmental Protection Freedom of Information Requests

Environmental Protection Freedom of Information Requests

Freedom of Information

The most commonly requested data for the following topics for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 (up to 31 August) can be found below:

  • Statutory Nuisance (covering noise, smoke/bonfires, odour/flies and light nuisance)
  • Public Health (overgrown gardens, contamination by excreta, vermin)
  • Notices/Fixed Penalties served, Prosecutions and Convictions
  • Environmental Protection Service costs, fees and charges (listed as Pollution Control)

Environmental Information Regulations

Information regarding the environment that the Environmental Protection team holds can be found on the following web pages:

Find out more about Freedom of Information here.

Charging for Environmental Information Regulation requests

Under The Environmental Information Regulations 2004, Part 2 Regulation 8(1) for certain requests we are allowed to request that a minimum charge of £71.54* is paid for providing the information requested. Advance payment is required and the information will be provided no later than 20 days after payment.

Each request will be assessed to see if the information requested reaches the chargeable threshold which will be based upon the time taken to locate, retrieve, extract and summarise the information required.  This charge also covers any disbursement costs.

If after 60 days no payment is received the request will closed.

*Charge amount valid from 01/04/2017 until 31/03/2018

Environmental Protection

West Lindsey District Council
Guildhall, Marshall's Yard
Gainsborough
Lincolnshire
DN21 2NA

Email:  environmental.protection@west-lindsey.gov.uk

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