Give us your views on the draft Local Plan

We have prepared a draft Local Plan for the district and want to know what you think - give us your views on the draft Local Plan and supporting strategies.

Air quality and pollution

Smoke control areas

Many parts of the UK are smoke control areas. This means you can't emit smoke from a chimney unless you're burning an authorised fuel or using an exempt appliance, such as a boiler or stove.

You may be fined up to £1,000 if you break the rules.

Use the map below to see smoke control areas highlighted in red:

Find out if you're in a smoke control area

Exempt appliances

Unauthorised fuels such as wood can be burned in exempt appliances like boilers, cookers and stoves.