Burning off is allowed on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, except during June and July when no burning is allowed.
Before burning off you must register the burn with ESTA (Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority).
Register your burn off
Fire pits and chimineas are permitted at any time, provided they do not cause offensive smoke
Things to be aware of
- Only burn for fuel reduction and biosecurity purposes
- Wind speed must be less than 19km/hr
- You must supervise the burn at all times, have water available and ensure it is extinguished before you leave
- Smoke must not be offensive or create a traffic hazard
- The fuel must not be offensive or noxious
- You must have three metre clearance above and around the fire
- Please advise your neighbours before burning off
- You must not, without a permit, light a fire in a public place
- Permits will not be issued during the CFA Declared Fire Danger Period or on days of Total Fire Ban
- Permits are only issued in exceptional circumstances and contain strict conditions
- The burn must be registered with ESTA (Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority)
If you would like further information, you can find out more in the Yarra Ranges Open Air Burning Local Law.
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