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

Council allows burning on specific days, between restricted hours, please consult the council for any information 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

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$15.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
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Other resources

 Resources
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Comply

Stubble Burning Permit Guidelines - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Lodgement

Apply

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


Administering agency

Ararat Rural City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2012

Contact details

Municipal Fire Prevention Officer
Ararat Rural City Council

Operating address:
59 Vincent Street
Ararat, Victoria 3377
Mailing address:
PO BOX 246
Ararat, Victoria 3377

Phone:

03 5355 0200

Fax:

03 5352 1695

Contact us website:

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