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.

Service type


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


As designated.


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

SA Local Government Agencies