Permit to Light Fires in Public Place - Northern Territory

Service summary

A permit is required to light a fire in a public place, for example during the performance of live theatre. The public place must first have been designated as a place at which fires may be lit.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


As designated.



Administering agency

Northern Territory Police, Fire & Emergency Services
Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service

Contact details

Front Desk

Station details:

Alice Springs:
Phone: 08 8951 6688

Phone: 08 8946 4105

Humpty Doo:
Phone: 08 8988 0296

Phone: 08 8979 2502

Phone: 08 8973 8014

Phone: 08 8995 5222

Phone: 08 8987 1906

Phone: 08 8932 1335

Tennant Creek:
Phone: 08 8962 0903

Phone: 08 8956 2061

Operating address:
Your local Fire Station



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