The Waste Management (Prohibition of Waste Disposal by Burning) Regulations 2009 came into force on the 31st of July 2009 and amended in 2013 (S.I. No. 504 of 2013.Waste Management (Prohibition of Waste Disposal by Burning) (Amended) Regulations 2013.
The main points of the legislation are as follows. This explanation, however, does not act as a substitute for the law.
The farmer (holder of the agricultural waste) is required to notify Kilkenny County Council, Environment Department, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny by post or by email firstname.lastname@example.org by signing a statutory notice in advance of the proposed burning of such waste. The information leaflet contains the conditions and fire safety checklist that must be adhered to.
If you require the service of the Local Authority for an emergency outside of normal business hours please note the following:
Persons requiring the Fire Service for an emergency should Dial 112 and no other number
For all water related queries 1850 278 278 (Irish Water)
For any other emergency the public are advised to ring 1890 252654
Opening HoursMonday to Friday
9am to 5pm
(Closed Lunch Time 1pm - 2pm)
County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny City
Phone: 056 - 7794470
Environment Department– Standard Fees