Waimate Clean Air Zone

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Waimate Clean Air Zone

Not in the Clean Air Zone?

Home heating measures for sites that are less than 2ha in size (generally urban areas):

  • burn smoke free – same as for sites in the Clean Air Zone
  • ultra-low emission burners and low-emission burners are allowed into all homes, including new homes
  • open fires and older style burners can be used, but cannot be installed
  • no burning of toxic substances/materials

Home heating measures for sites that are greater than 2ha in size (generally rural areas):

  • any burner may be installed and used
  • no burning of toxic substances/materials
  • good practice to use dry and seasoned wood
  • good practice to have no visible smoke, except for brief periods

To consider your options

Visit ecan.govt.nz/air or call 0800 329 276.

To find the age of your burner

Search for your address at solidburner.ecan.govt.nz, check your LIM or contact Council on +64 3 689 0000 or council@waimatedc.govt.nz.