You will need this permit if you intend to use fire as part of your work on any days of total fire ban. Permits will only be granted for necessary commercial, entertainment, religious or cultural activities.
Types of activities that need a permit include:
- welding, cutting or grinding
- heating and spreading bitumen and similar substances
- using a blow lamp or gas torch
- using a safety fuse in blasting operations
- using emergency flares at civil or military aerodromes
- using a flare at a petroleum fractionation plant, a gas plant or any plant of a similar nature
- industrial heat testing
- using fire for loading, unloading or working bees (apiarists)
- using a fire in the open air for the cooking (caterers)
- lighting a fire for the purpose of public entertainment (fireworks)
- operating a sawmill waste and refuse burner
- using LPG burners for hot air ballooning.