Permit to Light a Fire - Victoria

Description

You might need a permit to burn any material or light a fire. This applies to burning in the open and burning material in an incinerator.

This permit may be required for burning on public and private land.

Other restrictions may apply in periods of high fire danger depending on your council.

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 $25.00

Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Other resources

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

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 Victoria

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2012

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

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
Email: council@ararat.vic.gov.au
Website: Ararat Rural City Council (Opens in new window)