Permit to Burn Offensive Materials - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to burn any offensive materials in any part of your municipal area. Offensive materials include (but are not limited to):

  • manufactured chemicals
  • rubber or plastic products
  • furnishing or carpet
  • petroleum or oil products
  • non-timber based building materials
  • paints, resins, glues and their containers
  • aerosol or pressurised cans
  • dead fish, animals or birds (unless prescribed by the Department)
  • electronic equipment and recyclable materials (excluding timber)
  • garden refuse, manure or straw
  • batteries
  • food waste or other offensive or noxious matter.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the relevant local Council for details of any specific requirements that may apply to this permit.


As indicated on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Local law(s) name

Environment, Amenity and Asset Protection Local Law 17 2015

Administering agency

Cardinia Shire Council

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

Cardinia Shire Council

Operating address: 20 Siding Avenue
Officer, Victoria 3809
Mailing address: PO BOX 7
Pakenham, Victoria 3810
Toll Free: 1300 787 624
Fax: 03 5941 3784
Website: Cardinia Shire Council (Opens in new window)