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Freedom of Information Request

woodburning.

Received: 15 March 2021

This is a Freedom of Information request on woodburning.

1) Please state how many complaints your local authority has received about smoke from domestic fires in each of the following calendar years:
i) 2016
ii) 2017
iii) 2018
iv) 2019
v) 2020
vi) 2021

2) Please state the number of enforcement actions taken by your local authority in the following categories against suspected breaches of smoke control area rules:
a) Warning or guidance letters
b) Inspections
c) Penalty notices
d) Prosecutions

In each of the following calendar years:
i) 2016
ii) 2017
iii) 2018
iv) 2019
v) 2020
vi) 2021
3) Please provide a copy of any guidance issued internally to council officers regarding the enforcement of alleged breaches of smoke control area rules.

4) Please provide a copy of any reports or guidance produced by your council relating to the local implementation of the Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 from 1 May 2021.

Outcome / Documents

  • 7120844 Anti Idling-1 - application/pdf - Download
  • 7120844 Bonfile poster - application/pdf - Download
  • 7120844 Defra Guidance - application/pdf - Download
  • 7120844 EH_Covid_19_Bonfire_Letter - application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document - Download
  • Response (some exempt) - application/pdf - Download