Environmental problems Fixed plant and equipment

Extraction, air conditioning and refrigeration systems

Extraction, air conditioning and refrigeration systems can cause a nuisance within the community. 

Poorly installed or maintained plant or equipment can be a nuisance to neighbours through noise disturbance or fume and odour problems.  This particularly applies to extraction and refrigeration units at catering establishments, such as restaurants and takeaways, but may also include production plant at other commercial premises.

You may require planning permission to install ventilation, air extraction, refrigeration or air conditioning systems.

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