Smoke Control Areas - Authorised fuels and Exempt appliances

Under the Clean Air Act 1993, it is an offence to emit smoke from a chimney of any building in a smoke control area. It is also an offence to burn solid fuel in a home or other premises unless the fuel is:

  • an ‘authorised’ smokeless fuel', or
  • burnt in an 'exempt appliance' .


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