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 with Council for details of any specific requirements that may apply to this permit.

You must have a minimum of two manned fire fighting appliances with minimum 400 litres each in attendance at all times during burn off.

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

West Wimmera Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 6 2012

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
West Wimmera Shire Council


Operating address:
49 Elizabeth Street
Edenhope
Victoria 3318
Mailing address:
PO BOX 201
Edenhope, Victoria 3318

Other:

03 5585 9900

Other:

03 5585 9950
council@westwimmera.vic.gov.au

Website:

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