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The Rural City of Wangaratta is prone to bushfires. As a result, there are restrictions around when and what you can burn off. You may also need a permit to burn off.
Burning off in a residential area
Burning off in a rural or agricultural area
Burning during the Fire Danger Period is permitted in rural or agricultural areas, however you must obtain a permit from the CFA via Fire Permits Victoria.
Find out more about restrictions during a fire danger period.
To apply for a permit to burn, you'll need complete the Application for a Permit to Burn.(PDF, 293KB)
Please ensure you familiarise yourself with the conditions of the permit before submission.
Applications must be submitted at least 2 days before the proposed burn off date. You can submit your application via:
Payment can be made by cash, cheque, EFTPOS or credit card.
Once your application is approved, you will need to ensure you notify Fire Permits Victoria online at www.firepermits.vic.gov.au at least 2 hours prior to lighting.
The following conditions apply when burning off:
Regardless of whether you have a permit, you are not allowed to burn the following items: