Issue details

Ban on releasing Sky Lanterns and introduce a new Policy

To agree to ban the use and release of sky lanterns on council land,and to write a policy on this, while considering including helium balloons and fireworks.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/04/2022

Decision due: 8 Mar 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Environment

Lead director: Director Neighbourhoods

Contact: Nick Kingham Email:

Consultation process

All Business Partners in oneSource will be consulted.


Staff Climate change Forum will receive a copy of the Policy briefing

for their comments.


The Green Forum will also receive a copy of the briefing for their



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