Fire Control

The City of Rockingham requires all land owners to comply with the City's Fire Control Notice by 30 November each year.

Firebreak Variation

If, for any reason, it is considered impractical to clear firebreaks or to remove the flammable material from your land as required by the Fire Control Notice, an application must be made in writing.
Firebreak photo

Please complete the form below and forward it to the City's Fire Control Team on or before 13 October for approval to provide firebreaks in alternative positions or take alternative action to abate the fire hazard, e.g. slashing and mowing. 

If permission is not granted by the City's Fire Control Team, you must comply with the requirements of the Fire Control Notice in its entirety.

Firebreak Contractors

To assist ratepayers to install firebreaks and/or slashing, a list of contractors is available below.

Please note, it is the owner's responsibility to ensure firebreaks and/or slashing are completed prior to 30 November each year.

If you have received a bushfire infringement and believe you have grounds for appeal you can use the online appeals tool

Title Type Size and format
Application to vary location and type of firebreaks Form PDF 130 kb
Burning Guidelines Document PDF 133 kb
Firebreak Contractors Document PDF 50 kb
Fire Control Notice 2017/2018 Document PDF 120 kb

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