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

Duration does not exceed 28 days.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$66.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

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

Lodgement

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to the council.


Administering agency

Wangaratta Rural City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 1 2014

Murray to Mountain Rail Trail Local Law 3 2009

Contact details

Local Law Enforcement Officer
Wangaratta Rural City Council


Operating address:
62 - 68 Ovens Street
Wangaratta
Victoria 3677
Mailing address:
PO BOX 238
Wangaratta, Victoria 3676

Phone:

03 5722 0888

Fax:

03 5721 9526
council@wangaratta.vic.gov.au

Website:

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