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Environment Department

The Environment Department advises the States on Environmental policy including transport, energy and waste policy and policy for the conservation, enhancement and sustainable development of the natural and physical environment of the Island in accordance with the strategic economic, fiscal, social and environmental policies of the States.

Some of the responsibilities of the Department include the protection of the physical environment of the Island and the conservation and enhancement of the natural and semi-natural environment however, a detailed overview of all the Department's responsibilities is available to read or download on the right hand side of this page.

The Department operates according to a published Customer Charter and has a formal system for Customer Complaints.  Please follow the links on the right hand side of this page to read or download our Charter, or our information regarding the Complaints procedure (Note: Please print documents in booklet format).

For Traffic queries please contact the Traffic and Transport Services Unit on 01481 243 400 or email @

Overview of Responsibilities

- Planning and Building Control - Traffic and Transport - Environmental Policy

Political Board

Minister Deputy Minister

Deputy Yvonne Burford

Deputy Barry L. Brehaut

Board Members

Deputy Peter Harwood

Deputy John Gollop

Deputy Elis Bebb

Chief Officer

Mr Steve Smith

Contact Details

Sir Charles Frossard House
La Charroterie
St Peter Port
Channel Islands
Tel: 44 01481 717200
Fax: 44 1481 717099

Opening Hours

9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

Contacting Your Political Representatives

If you would like to contact a Member of the States on a specific subject their details are held in the States Members Contact Details Section. The link will take you to a full list of the States Members email addresses and, where relevant, their social media account details.

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