Open air permit to burn

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The dates for the 2019 Open Air Burn Permit Exemption period have been confirmed from the 14 - 27 October, from 2pm - 11pm.

Urban/residential areas: While a permit is not required during the permit exemption period, residents are required to do the following:

Rural/farming areas: Those zoned in these areas do not need to apply for a permit, given their burn is compliant with the set conditions(PDF, 130KB) to ensure all burning of land and lighting of fires are done in a safe and controlled manner.

Please note: All burns must comply with permit conditions and notification of burns must be sent to NGSC at local.laws@ngshire.vic.gov.au.

For further details please contact customer service.

Application for an open air permit to burn >>

Please note: Burning in these zones is not permitted during the fire danger period when it is in force.

You will require a Schedule 13 permit to burn during the fire danger period. Go to page >>