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 indicated on permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$155.50

Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Burn Registration Request Form - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

 Resources
Apply Can I or Can't I? Opens in a new browser window
Restrictions During the Fire Danger Period Opens in a new browser window

Burning Off in Cardinia Shire - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Open Air Burning Policy - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Application

Apply

Your application must be in the form approved by council and accompanied by the required fee.


Administering agency

Cardinia Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Environment, Amenity and Asset Protection Local Law 17 2015

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Cardinia Shire Council


Operating address:
20 Siding Avenue
Officer
Victoria 3809
Mailing address:
PO BOX 7
Pakenham, Victoria 3810

Toll Free:

1300 787 624

Fax:

03 5941 3784
mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au

Website:

Cardinia Shire Council Opens in a new browser window

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