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 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

Unless indicated, permit expires on 30 June.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Lodgement

Apply

Your application must be lodged with council in the approved form and accompanied by the relevant fee.


Administering agency

Towong Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity and Municipal Places Local Law 2 2011

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Towong Shire Council


Operating address:
32 Towong Street
Tallangatta, Victoria 3700
Mailing address:
PO BOX 55
Tallangatta, Victoria 3700

Phone:

02 6071 5100
info@towong.vic.gov.au

Website:

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