Permit to Light a Fire - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to light, allow to be lit or remain alight, a fire in the open air for the purpose of fire hazard reduction. Permit restrictions may apply in periods of high fire danger and in particular areas. You will be exempt from this permit if you want to light a fire for the purposes of cooking, warmth, welding and gas-cutting provided you comply with any set conditions.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

A separate permit from State fire authorities may be required during high fire seasons.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Permit to Light a Fire - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Nillumbik Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Amenity Local Law 2013

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Nillumbik Shire Council


Operating address:
Civic Drive
Greensborough
Victoria 3088
Mailing address:
PO BOX 476
Greensborough, Victoria 3088

Other:

03 9433 3111

Other:

03 9433 3777
nillumbik@nillumbik.vic.gov.au

Website:

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