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 or in an incinerator. Permit restrictions may apply in periods of high fire danger and in particular areas.

People such as farmers, land-clearers and pine plantation owners may require this permit.

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

After you submit your application, an officer from the Council Fire Prevention Unit will inspect the property to ensure all conditions are understood and that they can be met.

Ongoing requirements

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

Duration

Duration does not exceed 12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$25.65

You may be required to pay a licence fee. Fees for 2016-17.

Inspection$98.65

Fees for 2016-17.

Licence$100.05

You will also be required to pay an application fee. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

Lodgement

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to the Agency.


Administering agency

City of Greater Geelong

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Neighbourhood Amenity Local Law 2014

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
City of Greater Geelong


Mailing address:
PO BOX 104
Geelong, Victoria 3220

Phone:

03 5272 5272

Fax:

03 5272 4277
contactus@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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