Permit to Burn Windrow or Heaps - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to burn, or allow to be burnt, windrows or heaps during periods of high fire danger, as declared by the local Fire Authority. It is recommended that you contact your local council to ascertain whether it is a period of high fire danger prior to lighting the fire.

If cutting down any vegetation, and residue material to be burnt exceeds 300 cubic metres, a permit to burn must be obtained prior to cutting down vegetation.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the relevant Council for details of any specific requirements for this permit.

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$50.00

Fees for 2015-16.

Other resources

 Resources
Apply Fact File: Local Laws - Open Air Burning - DOC Opens a Word document in a new browser window
Can I or Can't I? Opens in a new browser window
Restrictions During the Fire Danger Period Opens in a new browser window

Permit to Burn - Eligibility Checklist - Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Purposes Local Law 2012

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council


Operating address:
90 Besgrove Street
Rosebud, Victoria 3939
Mailing address:
Private Bag 1000
Rosebud
Victoria 3939

Toll Free:

1300 850 600

Other:

03 5950 1000
customerservice@mornpen.vic.gov.au

Website:

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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