Apply for a permit to burn

An application form needs to be submitted to obtain a Permit to Burn for any burning off.

Please be advised that we are moving towards an online application process for the obtaining of all future permits to burn. Once this transition has occurred your enquiry will be directed to the online application form.

Permits can be applied for outside of the Fire Danger Period, that is: from the end of the Fire Danger Period up until the last week of October.

To obtain an application form you can:

When completing the application form you will need to tell us:

  1. applicant details and contact information

  2. property where burn-off is proposed including specific details

  3. type of vegetation required to be burnt

  4. estimated  times for the burn-off for a single burn

  5. if single or multiple burn-offs are proposed.

Your completed application form must be submitted for consideration with our Fire Prevention Unit either by post, fax or email.

Page last updated: Friday, 3 September 2021