Permit to Burn

The City is in a restricted period from 1 April through to 31 May.  All rural land owners needing to undertake a burn will require a permit.  Please allow 48 hours to process your permit.  Permits can be applied for online and can be emailed or collected from the City's Administration Building once ready.

Please ensure you download and read the terms and conditions of the permit to burn in conjunction with any specific requirements as outlined on your individual permit.

No burning in residential areas is permitted

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Permit to Burn Terms and Conditions PDF 193 kb


Prohibited burning period (no burning permitted)

1 December to 31 March

Restricted burning period (permit required)

1 April to 31 May
1 October to 30 November

Important note: These dates may vary from season to season. Contact Fire Prevention on 08 9528 0333 to confirm.

Visit the Department of Fire and Emergency Services website to find out further information on prescribed burning and how reducing your fuel load can help protect you and your assets.

A pile of rubbish waiting to burn