Permit to Light a Fire - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to light, allow to be lit or remain alight, a fire in the open air or in an incinerator. Permit restrictions may apply in periods of high fire danger and in particular areas.

People such as farmers, land-clearers and pine plantation owners may require this permit.

You will be exempt from this permit if you want to light a fire for the purposes of cooking, warmth, welding and gas-cutting provided you comply with any set conditions.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Council allows burning on specific days, between restricted hours, please consult the council for any information on this permit.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

A separate permit from State fire authorities may be required during high fire seasons.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $15.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Permit to Burn (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Can I or Can't I? (Opens in new window)
Apply All Restrictions During the Fire Danger Period (Opens in new window)
Comply All Stubble Burning Permit Guidelines - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Lodgement process

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to the Agency.

Administering agency

Ararat Rural City Council

Contact details

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

Municipal Fire Prevention Officer

Ararat Rural City Council

Operating address: 59 Vincent Street
Ararat, Victoria 3377
Mailing address: PO BOX 246
Ararat, Victoria 3377
Phone: 03 5355 0200
Fax: 03 5352 1695
Contact us website: Ararat Rural City Council (Opens in new window)