Hawke’s Bay Regulations
Hawke’s Bay Regulations for Solid Fuel Burners
- <1.5g/kg of emissions
- >65% efficiency
Multi-fuels, pellet fires, cookers, open fires and boilers are excluded from the requirements.
Properties greater than 2 hectares are excluded from the requirements.
Additional Rules and Regulations
Napier & Hastings
The burner emission limit for new and replacement burners in Airzone 1 of the Hastings Airshed is 1.0 g/kg for all freestanding burners and inserts burners without a wetback, and 1.5 g/kg for insert burners with a wetback. In Airzone 2 of the Hastings Airshed, and Airzone 1 and 2 of the Napier Airshed the burner emission limit is 1.5 g/kg.
On properties less than 2 hectares in size located in Airzone 1 of the Napier or Hastings Airsheds:
From 1 January 2012, using an open fire will be prohibited.
Non-complying burners installed before 31 December 1995 will be prohibited from use after 1 January 2014.
Non-complying burners installed between 1 January 1996 and 31 August 2005 will be prohibited from use after 1 January 2016.
Non-complying burners installed after 31 August 2005 will be prohibited from use after 1 January 2018 in Airzone 1 of the Hastings Airshed, and 1 January 2020 in Airzone 1 of the Napier Airshed.
Properties greater than 2 hectares in size, or located in Airzone 2 of the Hastings or Napier Airsheds can continue to use their existing burners or open fires however, on replacement the relevant burner emission limit stated above must be complied with.
From 1 January 2012, using an open fire installed after 10 December 2008 will be prohibited in Airzone 2 of the Hastings or Napier Airsheds.
Whilst every effort has been made to provide correct information as to the Clean Air Rules before making any purchase a purchaser should make their own inquiry of the relevant authority and Pyroclassic Fires Ltd accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any error in or any omission from the information supplied
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