FOI request (FOI222444)
Requested Thu 07 September 2017
Responded Thu 07 September 2017
For the purpose of this request 'the council' refers to Hastings Borough Council.
Please could you provide the full list of noise complaints made to the Council from 1st Jan 2015 up to, and including, August 2017, broken down into the following categories:
Number of complaints during the specified period of time, broken down by category and month e.g 60 x Out of Hours noise - music from club/pub/restaurant in July 2016
List of, and quantity of, all action that has been taken as a result of the noise complaint e.g 10 x warning, 5 x noise abatement order issued, 20 x no action taken
Full list of fines issued due to breaks of a 'noise abatement order' (broken down by number of fines and monetary value of each fine)
This information is held
Hastings Borough Council do not issue warning notices, all noise complaints are investigated, action is taken and if warranted a statutory noise nuisance notice is served and details of these are provided attached.
The tables provided detail the number of noise complaints received and the number of notices served and therefore by definition where no formal action was appropriate which is assumed to mean "no action taken".
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