Council's Environment Services Department aims to provide a comprehensive best value service, to maintain and improve the quality of the environment and to promote in all practical ways the health, and well-being of the people who live, work or visit the Borough.
The Environment Services Department offers a range of council services.
The Technical Services Department deals with refuse collection,recycling, street cleansing, public conveniences and building maintenance. For further information on this department click on the Environment Services link in the Environment tab.
The Environmental Health Department is the enforcing authority for environmental health legislation relating to:
- Food Safety
- Health and Safety
- Consumer Protection
- Environmental Protection
- Public Health
- Licensing (Entertainment, Street Trading, Petroleum)
- Dog Control
We also have responsibilities for health promotion and home accident prevention. We provide information and advice to members of the public and businesses on environmental health issues and sample and monitor recreational waters.
Council has adopted and follows the principles of the Enforcement Concordat which lays down the principles of good enforcement policy and practice. The Concordat details what those regulated by Larne Borough Council can expect from us.
The Environmental Health Enforcement Policy sets out the principles and approach which the Department and its officers will follow in order to ensure consistent and open enforcement. This policy does not however apply to offences relating to food hygiene, food standards or dog control for which specific enforcement policies exist and may be viewed on the relevant sections of this web site.
Please email email@example.com with your comments and views on our enforcement policy.
The Environmental Health Department endeavours to provide a customer oriented service and aims towards continual service quality improvement. We are accredited to Quality Standard ISO 9001:2000 and will continue to operate under its requirements.
For your convenience application forms are included under the relevant sections of this site. Please download any of the forms, complete as necessary and return to the Department.
Environmental Health Career Information www.ehcareers.org
- EH - Enforcement Policy- 29/06/2012
- EH - Service Plan 2012-2013- 20/11/2012
- Enforcement Concordat Policy- 10/08/2009