Building site burning

Our Public Health team are responsible for enforcing the strict standards against commercial enterprises which cause smoke from bonfires.

This involves visiting and advising the business of its responsibilities when the team receive a report of a smoking bonfire held on commercial premises.

All construction firms and builders who operate within the borough have access to the public health team where they can get advice on how to dispose of waste materials without resorting to burning them on site.

If you want to make a complaint about a bonfire nuisance, please report on our Nuisance report form.

The penalties for producing dark smoke from a bonfire on industrial premises can be a fine not exceeding £20,000.

For further information, please contact the council.

Last updated: 19 March 2019 17:11:22