Permit to Burn Windrow or Heaps - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to burn, or allow to be burnt, windrows or heaps during periods of high fire danger, as declared by the local Fire Authority.

It is recommended that you ascertain whether it is a period of high fire danger prior to lighting the fire.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for this permit you must:

  • Be willing to abide by all conditions placed on this permit;
  • Have notified your neighbours, council and the local fire brigade of your intention to burn;
  • Have obtained EPA permission to burn;
  • Ensure the day you burn is not a declared smog alert day, or a Total Fire Ban day;
  • Pay the prescribed fees; and
  • Submit a completed application form and any associated documents.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $65.00

You may also be required to pay a specific licence fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence $270.00

Open air burning, you will also be required to pay an application fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Administering agency

Brimbank City Council

Contact details

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

Local Laws

Brimbank City Council

Operating address: 301 Hampshire Road
Sunshine, Victoria 3020
Mailing address: PO BOX 70
Sunshine, Victoria 3020
Phone: 03 9249 4000
Fax: 03 9249 4351
Email: info@brimbank.vic.gov.au