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Approval to Use an Incinerator or Burn in the Open Air - Lake Macquarie City Council - New South Wales

Description

You may need approval to burn vegetation or other types of waste in the open or using an incinerator. Different councils have different approval requirements for burning and these are outlined in schedule 1 of the regulations. Please contact your local council for more information. Please note that:

  • if you intend to burn vegetation to clear a bushfire hazard then you need a Bushfire Hazard Reduction Certificate instead of this approval
  • you will need a separate fire permit to light a fire during Bush Fire Danger periods
  • you need to provide notification to the fire service and the owners of any neighbouring properties at least 24 hours prior to your planned burn.

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 approval, you will need to provide details of your planned burn. Please contact the council to identify any further eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Forms

Act(s) name

Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2022 New South Wales

Administering agency

Lake Macquarie City Council

Contact details

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