Air Quality Bylaw for Indoor Domestic Fires
The Air Quality Bylaw for Indoor Domestic Fires took effect on 1 June 2017. Find out what you need to know about this change.
The Air Quality Bylaw for Indoor Domestic Fires 2017 regulates indoor domestic fires in residential properties and non-commercial buildings. It was created to minimise Auckland's winter air pollution and protect the health of Aucklanders.
The following materials must not be burned:
- wet wood
- wood and wood products that are painted, tanalised or treated
- fuel with a high sulphur content (e.g. high-sulphur coal)
- household rubbish
- green waste
Installing and replacing wood burners and other indoor fires
For more information, visit Auckland Council's website.