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 during a declared fire season. Burning is not allowed on land of less than 2 hectares. Additionally incinerators cannot be used at any time in Hume City Council.

This permit is not required for fires lit in a bbq or trade tool built for that purpose.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You must notify council of your intention to conduct burning between 2 and 24 hours before its intended commencement. You are also required to prepare a fire break around the area.

Ongoing requirements

A separate permit from State fire authorities may be required during high fire seasons.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible council for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Hume City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2013

Contact details

General Enquiries
Hume City Council


Operating address:
1079 Pascoe Vale Road
Broadmeadows
Victoria 3047
Mailing address:
PO BOX 119
Dallas, Victoria 3047

Phone:

03 9205 2200

Fax:

03 9309 0109
contactus@hume.vic.gov.au

Website:

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