Permit to Collect Firewood - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to collect or remove firewood from council land or roadsides. Firewood collection areas are designated by your local council and in some areas, firewood collection is only permitted in Autumn (1 March - 30 June) and Spring (1 September - 30 November).

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Collection of domestic firewood must not commence until a written permit is issued and appropriate fees are paid, and must be carried out in compliance with all Acts, Local Laws and Regulations and the conditions, set out in the permit.

Applicants wanting to collect firewood should submit a letter providing their contact details, the proposed location, date and time of collection and the amount they will be taking and what they will be using it for.

You will also need Public Liability Insurance for $10,000,000 and a Traffic Management Plan that meets the Australian Standard.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$140.00

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:

Macedon Ranges Shire Council Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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