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Burning Off

The Fire Danger Period for Yarra Ranges Council ceased at 1am Monday 20 March 2017.

If you burn off after the conclusion of the Fire Danger Period, please be mindful that the vegetation is still dry and is easy to lose control of your small burn off.

When can I burn off for fuel reduction purposes?

Residential Bushland areas (PDF, 417KB) - Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8.00am to 6.00pm.

Urban areas (PDF, 406KB)  - Burning off in an Urban area is prohibited.

Rural areas (PDF, 545KB)  - Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8.00am - 6.00pm.

Reminder: All residents burning off must comply with your areas Open Air Burning guidelines outlined in the above area links.

Wish to burn off on a day outside your allowed burn days?

Apply for an Open Air Burning Permit.

 For any further information on burning off within Yarra Ranges Council, please call us on 1300 368 333.

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