Bonfires and smoke nuisance

Find out how to report a bonfire.

You're allowed to burn a bonfire as long as it doesn't:

  • cause a nuisance
  • burn dark smoke on industrial or trade premises

Report a bonfire

You can report bonfires causing a nuisance. You need to tell us:

  • Location
  • Time it started
  • Colour of smoke
  • Your contact number

What we'll do

We'll visit, decide if the bonfire is causing a nuisance and take action if we need to.

Contact us

Phone: 0141 577 3782


Outwith office hours

Phone Ring and Report on 0800 013 0076.

Last modified on 19 May 2020

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