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 Council for any conditions on this permit.

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

There is no charge for a permit to burn. Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Macedon Ranges Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 10 2013

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Macedon Ranges Shire Council


Operating address:
129 Mollison Street
Kyneton, Victoria 3444
Mailing address:
PO BOX 151
Kyneton, Victoria 3444

Phone:

03 5422 0333
mrsc@mrsc.vic.gov.au

Website:

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