Permit to Light a Fire - Victoria

Service summary

You may not light or allow to be lit or remain alight any fire on a total fire ban day as declared by the County Fire Authority.

Service type


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.


The permit will be issued for a fourteen day period.



Fees for 2016-17.



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

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

Approval time

Please allow up to 48 hours for issue of permit.

Administering agency

Buloke Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 10 2011

Contact details

Compliance Officer
Buloke Shire Council

Operating address:
367 Broadway
Victoria 3527
Mailing address:
Wycheproof, Victoria 3527

Toll Free:

1300 520 520


03 5493 7395


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