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Burning Off


When can I burn off for fuel reduction purposes?

Enter your address on our My Neighbourhood page to find out when you can burn off.

No burning off is allowed during the CFA Declared Fire Danger Period without a permit. Permits will only be issued by Council where there are exceptional circumstances during this time.

Fore more information on the CFA Declared Fire Danger Period,  visit the CFA website.

Residential bushland areas (PDF, 417KB) - Burning is NOT permitted during JUNE and JULY.

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

Rural areas (PDF, 545KB) - Burning can occur on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Sundays are prohibited.

Reminder: All residents must comply with the Open Air Burning regulations for their areas as outlined in the links above.


Burning 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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