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

Please consult the Council for any conditions on this permit.

Ongoing requirements

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

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$50.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Other resources

 Resources
Apply Fact File: Local Laws - Open Air Burning - DOC Opens a Word document in a new browser window
Can I or Can't I? Opens in a new browser window
Restrictions During the Fire Danger Period Opens in a new browser window

Permit to Burn - Eligibility Checklist - Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Purposes Local Law 2012

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council


Operating address:
90 Besgrove Street
Rosebud, Victoria 3939
Mailing address:
Private Bag 1000
Rosebud
Victoria 3939

Toll Free:

1300 850 600

Other:

03 5950 1000
customerservice@mornpen.vic.gov.au

Website:

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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