Burning off

No burning off during Fire Danger Period

The Fire Danger Period for Yarra Ranges has commenced as of 1am Monday 30 January 2023.

During the Fire Danger Period you cannot light a fire in the open air unless you have a written permit from CFA or a Municipal Fire Prevention Officer.

Lighting a fire in the open air without a permit is an offence, and can bring a penalty of over $19,000 and/or 12 months imprisonment.

Find out more about the Fire Danger Period on the CFA website.


Alternative methods of fuel reduction

Council recommend that open air burning is the last resort for fuel reduction. Find out more about alternate methods for fuel reduction.