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Burning Off

Council adopted a new Open Air Burning Local Law on 24 July, 2018.

The Local Law was developed to achieve a greater balance between managing fire risk, addressing environmental and health and biosecurity concerns.  

Read the new 2018 Open Air Burning Local Law (PDF, 646KB).

If you need any further information regarding the Open Air Burning Local Law 2018, please contact the Safer Communities team on 1300 368 333.

When can I burn off for fuel reduction purposes?

Enter your address on our My Neighbourhood page to find out what zone your property is.
To find out when and what you can burn off, read the fact sheets below for either:

If you are wanting to burn on a day that is not permitted or burn larger quantities of material - please apply for an Open Air Burning Permit Open Air Burning Permit  (PDF, 875KB)

No burning off during a CFA Declared Fire Danger Period.

The CFA declares the time frame for this period and displays signs to advertise when it starts and finishes.
Please visit the CFA website for more information regarding the Declared Fire Danger Period.

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