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


You will require this permit if you intend to light a fire to burn rubbish, refuse or other material. This permit will not be granted for land less than 2000 square metres in area. All alternative methods of disposal must be explored.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 this permit, you must ensure that:

  • there is no other appropriate means of disposal
  • the material does not include any plastic, rubber, food scraps, green garden materials or other material which may become offensive when burnt
  • a haze alert has not being issued by the Bureau of Meteorology during the time burning is to take place
  • if you are using an incinerator, that it meets the minimum specified standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Public Health Local Law 2017

Administering agency

City of Gosnells

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health Services

City of Gosnells

Operating address: 2120 Albany Highway
WA 6110
Mailing address: PO BOX 662
Gosnells, Western Australia 6990
Phone: 08 9397 3000
Website: City of Gosnells (Opens in new window)