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  1. Tourism business event booking form

    Booking form for "A Guide to Consumer Protection - Supporting Tourism in Cumbria"

  2. Smoke Control Areas

    Do you live in a smoke contol area? You can find out by going to the 'my property' section of the website. Just click on the words 'my property' in the top green menu and enter your postcode. You will then be given a range of information about the property in which you live including whether or not it is in a smoke control area.

  3. Animal boarding establishment licence - conditions

    Terms and conditions for animal boarding establishment licence

  4. Repair and renewal flood grant application form

    This is the application form you need to apply for money to pay for flood repair or prevention worl after you have suffered flooding.

  5. Food complaints

    If you have a problem with food you have bought, the food safety team can help.

  6. Smoke Control Area: Distington

    Smoke Control Area Distington

  7. Repair and Renew grants guidance notes

    This document tells you how to apply for a Repair and Renew Grant (to make your home more flood-resilient.) You should use it when you are filling in the application form for the grant.

  8. Health and Safety

    If you run a business it is vital that you conform with health and safety legislation and that you understand your responsibilities. Here we answer some frequently asked questions about health and safety procedure.

  9. Smoke Control Area: Whitehaven

    Smoke Control Area: Whitehaven

  10. Flood re leaflet 2016

    Making insurance available and affordable for homes affected by flooding

  11. Coastal Erosion

    Copeland's beautiful coastline has an importnat role to play. It supports recreation, fishing and farmin as well as tourism with day trippers and holiday makers.

  12. Smoke Control Area: Millom

    Smoke Control Area: Millom

  13. Seagull advice and information

    We have produced an information leaflet on seagull nuisance, and what measures can be taken to prevent it.

  14. Flooding:before, during and after

    Even if you live a long way from a river or the sea, floods can happen anywhere from a variety of sources which include surface water, blocked sewers and groundwater as well as rivers and the sea. Generally, it is up to the landowner to maintain any flood defences and to take reasonable steps not to increase the flood risk to anyone else.

  15. Food registration form

    Form to use to register a food business, notify us of premises and/or vehicles used in the preparation or transportation of food. There are some useful guidance notes to accompany this form that we suggest you read before completing and returning the form to us.

  16. Seagull information leaflet

    Seagull information leaflet

  17. Flood protection

    Flooding can occur at any time for a number of reasons. We cannot stop flooding but we can all take steps to reduce the risks of it. It is best to be prepared. Find out if you live in a property that is known to be at the risk of flooding by checking out the maps on the Environment Agency's website. There are also booklets available with advice on how best to take precautions.

  18. Copeland Council's contaminated land strategy

    This document sets out our approach to contaminated land in Copeland.

  19. Seagull information leaflet

    Seagull information leaflet

  20. Contaminated land

    Copeland, like most of the country, has a long history of industrial activity which has led to a legacy of contaminated land. Where land is contaminated there may be serious consequences for human health and the environment. The law (2000 Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990)  requires us to inspect our area for contaminated land and ensure it is cleared up appropriately.

  21. Guide for developers

    A joint guide written by all Cumbrian local authorities to help developers deal with contaminated land.

  22. Pet shop licence guidance

    Guidance as to when you need to apply for a pet shop licence and the conditions associated with such a licence.

  23. Flood Bulletin 13.10.17

    Flood bulletin 13.10.17

  24. Pest control - wasps

    You may have one of three problems

    • An active wasp nest on your property.
    • Hibernating queen wasps waking too early.
    • Nuisance wasps (where the nest cannot be found).

    Whatever the scenario you will want to get rid of the wasps as they can cause a nasty sting that gives you not only a dose of venom but also an unhealthy amount of bacteria. Wasps are naturally defensive of their nests and will sting anyone or anything (without provocation) just for walking near to the nest. So if you have a nest close to your home or in your garden you should have it treated to avoid the risk of being stung.

  25. Application form for a pet shop licence

    Form to use to apply for a licence to run a pet shop. Before applying be sure to read the guidance for holding such a licence.

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