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Someone has lit a bonfire and the smoke is affecting me/my property. Can anything be done to stop this?

This may not be possible as it is not illegal for someone to have a bonfire and an Environmental Health Officer would have to determine if the smoke is causing a Statutory Nuisance under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. For further information click here. Alternatively please email us (including your name and address) at environmentalhealth@castlepoint.gov.uk, or telephone us on 01268 882200 or write to / visit the Environmental Health Services at the Council Offices, Kiln Road, Thundersley, Benfleet, SS7 1TF.


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