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

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Administering agency

Swan Hill Rural City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 2 2007

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Swan Hill Rural City Council


Operating address:
45 Splatt Street
Swan Hill
Victoria 3585
Mailing address:
PO BOX 488
Swan Hill, Victoria 3585

Phone:

03 5036 2346

Fax:

03 5036 2340
council@swanhill.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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