Smoke Control Area

The whole of the Authority area is a smoke control area covered by a single smoke control order.
This means that only authorised fuels and/or exempt appliances can be used within the City boundary.

Hull is a Smoke Control Area

It is illegal to emit smoke from a chimney of a building unless you use -

  • a government approved appliance together with the manufacturers permitted fuel or
  • smokeless fuel

Visit Defra for a list of approved appliances 

Visit Defra for a list of approved smokeless fuels

Exemptions

There are a few exemptions within the Smoke Control area.

Please contact us on 01482 300 300 or email us at environmentalprotection.jobrequests@hullcc.gov.uk for further information.

Reporting smoke nuisance

Visit our smoke nuisance page to submit a report