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Shortening of Restricted Burning Period

Closes: 1 April 2020 7:00am

In accordance with section 18(5) of the Bush Fires Act 1954, the Chief Bush Fire Control Officer and Shire President advise the following:

Shortening of Restricted Burning Period

Notice is hereby given that in accordance with the Bush Fires Act 1954 (as amended), the restricted burning period has been shortened and will be suspended as of midnight on the 16th of November 2019 and the prohibited period will commence as of the 17th November 2019.  This only applies to Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale residents and landowners.

Notwithstanding the above, “Permits to Set Fire to the Bush” will only be issued to the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Bush Fire Services for the purpose of approved hazard reduction prescription burning.

Should you have any enquiries relating to this please contact the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Council office on 9526 1111.

Paul Martin

Chief Executive Officer