You will require this permit if you intend to light a fire during a fire permit period. A fire permit will be granted to light a fire in a fire protected area or for the purpose of clearing vegetation or like purpose. A fire protected area includes any part of a State forest, any reserved land or any Crown Land.
This permit is not needed for a fire lit in a place specifically designed for that purpose (for example, an outdoor fireplace).
This permit is granted by a fire permit officer, who is appointed by the State Fire Management Council.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.
No fees are required.
Application for Permit to Light a Fire - To obtain a Permit, you must contact your local Fire Permit Officer.
Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
Tasmania Fire Service
Fire Service Act 1979 (Tasmania)
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