Residents who are troubled about bonfires ask if there are bye-laws against lighting them and the straightforward answer to this is, “locally, no, there aren't.”

Neither Suffolk Coastal or Ipswich Borough have a by-law preventing the lighting of bonfires either.

However Suffolk Coastal has some helpful advice in the attached leaflet to those residents who wish to burn their rubbish and which should guard against neighbours being troubled. It also includes details of how to make a complaint to them if there is a regular nuisance.


Last update on Monday 04 Jul 2016 by Alan Comber.

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