The COVID stage 4 lockdown has ended, however, some modified restrictions remain in place, including limits on social gatherings and wearing masks in some indoor settings, or wherever you can't socially distance.
You can request that Council review your property's burning off category. Please note changes are generally only made in exceptional circumstances.
Complete the application details. If you are not the property owner, you must have written consent from the owner to proceed with the application.
Pay the application fee of $183 to submit the application. Please note the application fee is non refundable.
The Safer Communities team will assess the application. The following criteria will be considered when making a decision, however other factors may be considered.
The Safer Communities will contact you within 10 days of receiving your application
Request a change to your Open Air Burning Category
Yarra Ranges Shire Council
P.O. Box 105, Anderson Street
Lilydale, VIC 3140
P 1300 368 333
F (03) 9735 4249
Yarra Ranges Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Wurundjeri people, as the custodians of this land. We pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past and present, who have resided in the area and have been an integral part of the history of the region.