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DFES fire danger ratings
A bushfire related hazard is defined as anything contrary to the current Fire Hazard Reduction Notice.
This includes but is not limited to excessive fuel loads and poor or nonexistent fire breaks.
Report the bushfire hazard.
Check current fire ratings and emergency information in your area via EmergencyWA
Permits to Burn
Permits to burn are required during restricted burning periods for some burning activities. Conditions apply and residents need to follow all conditions before burning. Fire permits to burn can be obtained by contacting the City.
Read Conditions and Apply for a Permit to Burn
Permit approvals can take up to 5 days. Please account for this when submitting a Permit to Burn Request Form.
This annual notice requires Landowners and Occupiers to maintain their property to the required standard throughout the compliance period (1st November to 31st March inclusive).
When it is impractical to clear firebreaks or other hazards as required by the Fire Hazard Reduction Notice, a variation can be applied for. Find out more here
Find out the key dates related to the season. Dates are subject to change.
For all information on the Do's and Don'ts of Total Fire Bans and what the bans mean.
If you believe that a bushfire related hazard poses a threat to the control and extinguishment of a bushfire or the hazard significantly increases the potential for the spread of bush fire, please report the matter to the City.
Resources & information for property owners & residents to prepare their properties, animals & family against bushfires and storms.
Contact information for fire and emergency situations. TO REPORT ALL EMERGENCIES CALL 000
Appeals will not be accepted by phone. An appeal must be lodged within 21 days from the issue date of the infringement.
Answers to some of the questions raised by the community
Information on the role we as a local government contribute in managing emergencies.
Find out how to volunteer in your community to assist in helping to respond and mitigate emergency situations.
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Whadjuk Noongar People as the Custodians of this land. We also pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past, present and future who have and continue to reside in the area and have been an integral part of the history of this region.