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

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

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

Duration

Duration does not exceed 28 days.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $70.00

Incinerators and open air burning. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Permit to Light a Fire - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Burn Off Notification (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)
Apply All New Resident's Guide - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 VIC

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 1 2014

Murray to Mountain Rail Trail Local Law 3 2009

Lodgement process

Apply

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

Administering agency

Wangaratta Rural City Council

Contact details

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

Local Law Enforcement Officer

Wangaratta Rural City Council

Operating address: 62 - 68 Ovens Street
Wangaratta, Victoria 3677
Mailing address: PO BOX 238
Wangaratta, Victoria 3676
Phone: 03 5722 0888
Fax: 03 5721 9526
Email: council@wangaratta.vic.gov.au
Website: Wangaratta Rural City Council (Opens in new window)