Permit to Light a Fire - South Australia


Persons wishing to light and maintain a fire in the open air during fire danger season may require a permit under the Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005. The permit does not authorise the lighting of a fire during a total fire ban. Persons intending to burn matter should contact the Council to ascertain whether a permit is required.

Service type


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


Once off.


Variable; refer to your local Council.

Application process

The paper form 'Application for Permit to Light a Fire' is available from the agency.

Administering agency

City of Prospect

Contact details

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

Asset Services General Manager

Operating address: 128 Prospect Street
Prospect SA 5082
Mailing address: PO Box 171
Prospect SA 5082
Phone: 0882695355
Fax: 0882695834
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