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Environmental nuisance


Excessive noise can make life a misery. Noisy neighbours, disturbance from traffic and aircraft, noise from industry or construction sites and barking dogs are just some of the problems people can experience.

The environmental health service can investigate these types of noise complaint -

  • industrial - noise from factories, machinery, ventilation fans, air conditioning units, tannoys, sirens, reversing bleepers on vehicles, vibration
  • noise from pubs, clubs, shops or offices, such as loud music
  • alarms - from homes, businesses or cars. These might be security or smoke alarms
  • dogs barking
  • loud music from people's homes
  • other noises people make, usually at home, such as shouting, banging, arguing or sexual activities
  • DIY noise
  • noise from construction sites
  • street noise, such as car radios, loud speakers, buskers or vehicles
  • other noise, such as from railways or household appliances

Report a noise problem

You can report a noise problem by using the online form below -

Noise out of hours

We respond to the following calls out of hours -

  • registered ongoing noise investigations
  • first time complainants of an urgent nature, for example intruder alarms from domestic and commercial premises or vehicle alarms

Contact us on 01482 300 300 to report noise out of hours.

Contact us

Public protection division
Hull City Council
Environmental protection section
33 Witham
Map (link opens in new window)

Tel: 01482 300 300
Fax: 01482 615 579
Text phone: 01482 300 349


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