Permit to Collect Firewood - Macedon Ranges Shire Council - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to collect or remove firewood from council land or roadsides. Firewood collection areas are designated by your local council and in some areas, firewood collection is only permitted in Autumn (1 March - 30 June) and Spring (1 September - 30 November).

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Collection of domestic firewood must not commence until a written permit is issued and appropriate fees are paid, and must be carried out in compliance with all Acts, Local Laws and Regulations and the conditions, set out in the permit.


Applicants wanting to collect firewood should submit a letter providing their contact details, the proposed location, date and time of collection and the amount they will be taking and what they will be using it for.


You will also need Public Liability Insurance for $10,000,000 and a Traffic Management Plan that meets the Australian Standard.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $175.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Firewood Collection in Your Region (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Administering agency

Macedon Ranges Shire Council

Contact details

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