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Find out about burning; including what you can burn, when it is allowed and a copy of our annual Firebreak Notice and Fuel Hazard Reduction Notice.

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Burning Information

Within the boundaries of Serpentine Jarrahdale there is abundant native vegetation, which makes many areas bush fire prone.  There is the need to restrict or prohibit the lighting of fires in the open air or restrict activities likely to cause a fire.

In the Shire, the restricted and prohibited burning periods are outlined below. These dates are subject to variation and alterations will be published in the local newspaper as well as below.

What can I burn?

 1m by 1m garden refuse 6pm to 11pmWood and solid fuel barbecueGrass, paddock, bonfire, bush

Restricted Burning Period

1 October to 30 November**

Allowed

In accordance with conditions listed on pages 26 to 31 of the Firebreak Notice Booklet

Allowed

In accordance with conditions listed on pages 26 to 31 of the Firebreak Notice Booklet

Permit Required

Contact your local Fire Control Officer

Prohibited Burning Period

1 December to 31 March**

Prohibited

Allowed

In accordance with conditions listed on pages 26 to 31 of the Firebreak Notice Booklet

Prohibited

Restricted Burning Period

1 April to 31 May**

Allowed

In accordance with conditions listed on pages 26 to 31 of the Firebreak Notice Booklet

Allowed

In accordance with conditions listed on pages 26 to 31 of the Firebreak Notice Booklet

Permit Required

Contact your local Fire Control Officer

 **Subject to seasonal changes. Please check with Council.

Prohibited and Restricted burning periods are declared by the Authority under section 17 and 18 respectively of the Bush Fires Act 1954.

The Restricted Burning Period commences on 1 April 2018. This period allows burning under specific conditions, contained on pages 23 to 31 of the Shire’s current Firebreak Notice.

To obtain further information read the Shire’s Firebreak Notice, contact your local Fire Control Officer or contact the Shire Office on 9526 1111.