Permit to Light a Fire or Burn Material on Public Land - City of Armadale - Western Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to light a fire or burn material on a thoroughfare, verge or other public land. A permit will not be issued during certain time periods of high fire risk. Please refer to the Restricted Fire Permit if you intend to light a fire during a period of high fire risk.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for permit you must:

  • ensure the incinerator's emission levels comply with the relevant standards, and that the material to be burnt will not adversely affect the environment or human health
  • ensure the incinerator is inspected regularly
  • ensure that dark smoke is not emitted for in excess of five minutes in any period of one hour
  • submit any required supporting documentation.

You may be required to submit an Air Quality Management Plan.


As specified.


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Task Type Business Structure Description
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There is no fee for this permit. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Activities and Trading in Thoroughfares and Public Places Local Law 2001

Administering agency

City of Armadale

Contact details

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