The Heather and Grass etc. Burning Regulations 2021
Comes into force: 1st May 2021
The restrictions on burning specified vegetation laid out in The Heather and Grass etc. Burning (England) Regulations 2007 are expanded to prohibit the burning of any specified vegetation* on areas of peat over 40cm in depth that is at a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
*Specified vegetation includes any of the following:
Applications for a licence to burn can be made to the Secretary of State. This licence allows the holder to burn the specified vegetation.
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