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

You will need to get your application form signed by the Captain or Officer in Charge of the Local Fire Brigade for your area.

Ongoing requirements

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

Duration

Not more than 30 days.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$25.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Glenelg Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2008

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Glenelg Shire Council


Operating address:
71 Cliff Street
Portland
Victoria 3305
Mailing address:
PO BOX 152
Portland, Victoria 3305

Toll Free:

1300 453 635

Phone:

03 5522 2208

Fax:

03 5522 2290
enquiry@glenelg.vic.gov.au

Website:

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