Fire Permit - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will need to apply for this permit if you intend to light, maintain or use a fire, use a firework or undertake a high risk activity. High risk activities include:

  • welding
  • grinding
  • soldering
  • gas cutting.

Permits may be required, depending on their purpose:

  • throughout the year
  • during the declared bushfire season (1 October to 31 March)
  • only on total fire ban days, depending on the purpose for which the permit is sought.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to notify the ACT Emergency Service Agency and your neighbors at least 24 hours prior to undertaking permitted burning activities and comply with any other conditions prescribed by the permit.

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Forms

Act(s) name

Emergencies Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Emergency Service Agency

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

ACT Fire and Rescue

Emergency Service Agency

Australian Capital Territory
Phone: 02 6207 8472
Email: actf&rrisk&planning@act.gov.au
Website: Fire Permits (Opens in new window)

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

ACT Rural Fire Service

Emergency Service Agency

Australian Capital Territory
Other: 02 6207 8609
Email: rfs@act.gov.au
Website: Fire Permits (Opens in new window)