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Smoke control area

Merton is a smoke control area. This means you must not emit smoke from a chimney, furnace or fixed boiler unless you’re burning an authorised fuel or using an ‘exempt appliance’.

For details of the fuels you can burn, exempt appliances, and other rules for smoke control areas, please see Smoke control areas: the rules (GOV.UK website).

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

Contact us

Environmental Health
Environment and Regeneration
London Borough of Merton
Merton Civic Centre
London Road

Telephone: 020 8545 3025