Reporting intrusive light pollution caused by floodlights and other sources of light.
Light pollution, also known as 'photo-pollution' or 'luminous pollution', is excessive, misdirected, or obtrusive artificial light. It includes:
The council only has powers to deal with reports of light nuisance and will not investigate reports of glare or sky-glow.
Many situations can be resolved informally but we have legal powers to take formal action if necessary.
Read more about what powers are available to deal with light nuisance on the Defra website (pdf).
Report light pollution