Permit to Light a Fire or Burn Material - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to light a fire or burn material on a thoroughfare, verge or other public land. A permit will not be issued during certain time periods of high fire risk. Please refer to the Restricted Fire Permit if you intend to light a fire during a period of high fire risk.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit, you must ensure that:

  • There is no other appropriate means of disposal;
  • The material does not include any plastic, rubber, food scraps, green garden materials or other material which may become offensive when burnt;
  • A haze alert has not being issued by the Bureau of Meteorology during the time burning is to take place; and
  • If you are using an incinerator, that it meets the minimum specified standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Burn Rubbish, Refuse or Other Material - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on any forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Shire of Kent

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Environmental and Building Officer
Shire of Kent


Operating address:
24-26 Richmond Street
Nyabing
WA 6341
Mailing address:
PO BOX 15
Nyabing, Western Australia 6341

Phone:

08 98291051

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