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Submit report

You can file a report on

  • Waste
    • Complaints about commercial waste
  • Soil
    • Soil pollution by a business
    • Leaking fuel tanks
  • Noise and radiation
    • Industrial noise
    • Companies loading and unloading
    • Noise caused by catering companies
    • Music noise from companies
  • Air quality/odour nuisance
    • Odour caused by companies
    • Dust companies

Environmental inspectors check aspects such as:

  • Soil pollution
  • Air pollution
  • Noise pollution
  • Dumping or incinerating waste
  • Odour nuisance
  • Water pollution

The local authority takes enforcement action if a company violates environmental laws or regulations. The inspectors can ultimately impose a penalty or take administrative enforcement measures.

How does it work?

If you suspect that a company in the City of Leeuwarden is violating environmental regulations, you can do the following:

  • For an urgent violation, during opening hours and the violation is currently taking place: contact the City of Leeuwarden.
  • For an urgent violation outside opening hours and if the offence is currently taking place: contact the police on 0900-8844.
  • If the violation is not urgent: file a report.

Laws and regulations

The following laws can be found on the website Overheid.nl (national):

  • Environmental Management Act
  • General Rules for Establishments (Environmental Management) Decree
  • Soil Protection Act
  • Noise Nuisance Act