Reporting Problems with bonfires

It is a common misconception that local by-laws exist controlling bonfires. They do not. There are no local by-laws or regulations affecting your right to have a bonfire. It is not illegal to have a domestic bonfire for the purpose of disposing of your own garden waste.

Because bonfires produce smoke, toxic chemicals and can cause annoyance to neighbours, Suffolk Coastal has some helpful advice in this leaflet to residents who wish to burn their rubbish. It also includes details of how to make a complaint to them if there is a regular nuisance.

For more information, visit the Nuisance caused by noise, smoke and rubbish page on the East Suffolk (Suffolk Coastal and Waveney Councils) website. Click here to open in a new tab.

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Up and coming meetings

april, 2021

12apr6:15 pmPlanning and Development Meeting

12apr7:15 pmCommunity and Recreation Committee MeetingMeeting held at 7.15pm on Teams

19apr7:15 pmAnnual Town MeetingYou are invited to attend the Virtual Teams Meeting

26apr6:15 pmPlanning and Development Meeting

26apr7:15 pmEvent CancelledKesgrave Town Council Meeting