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Freedom of information request response - 05521

FOI request

FOI ID number
05521
Regarding
Fireworks restrictions
Request

Fireworks

  1. Does the local authority impose any restrictions on the sale, possession and use of fireworks?
  2. If yes, what restrictions are in place and which local byelaw (/ legal mechanism) does it fall under?
  3. Who within the local authority is responsible for enforcing this?
  4. How many complaints has the council received in relation to fireworks in the last 3 years (2015/2016/2017)?

Sky lanterns and balloon releases

  1. Does the local authority impose any restrictions on the use of sky, or Chinese lanterns, and balloons on land controlled by the local authority?
  2. If yes, what restrictions are in place?

Our response

Response

Thank you for your Freedom of Information (FOI) request which has been logged with the reference number FOI 05521.

I have been informed that this would fall under the remit of Trading Standards.

Please note that as a district council we do not have responsibility for trading standards.

See Freedom of Information at Cumbria County Council to redirect your query using their website.

Response date
08 August 2018