Important Dates

Latest fire information including Fire Bans, Prescribed Burns and Incidents:
visit EmergencyWA website

TO REPORT ALL EMERGENCIES CALL 000

RESTRICTIONS & FIRE BURNING Timetable

NO BURNING PERMITTED WHEN FIRE RATING IS VERY HIGH OR ABOVE
Dates are subject to change - please call the City on (08) 9257 9999 to check details
FIRE BREAK REQUIRED: 1 November - 31 March
Compliance Required against current Fire Hazard Reduction Notice
BURNING PROHIBITED: 1 December - 31 March
NO Burning allowed
Report all signs of smoke to 000
PERMIT REQUIRED: 1 April - 31 May | 1 October - 30 November
Residents can legally burn off garden refuse piles – 1 cubic meter (1m x 1m x 1m), between 6pm and 11pm and fully out by midnight without a permit - conditions apply.
BURNING PERMITTED: 1 June - 30 September
see items not permitted below

DO NOT BURN THESE ITEMS AT ANY TIME: Pallets, Tyres, General Rubbish/Junk, 1Copper chrome arsenate (CCA) treated timber or 2wet or green refuse.

It is your responsibility as a property owner or resident to be aware of any bans in place before undertaking activities such as use of wood/solid fuel barbecues or pizza ovens as well as agricultural such as harvesting.
Find out more about Total Fire Bans and Harvest & Vehicle Movement bans here

Between the 1 April to 31 May and between the 1 October to 30 November
Between the 1 June - 30 September
Between 1 December and 31 March is the prohibited burning season

Fire Notices including fire bans, restrictions and controlled burns being carried out by the City are shared on our Facebook Page and listed on the Emergency WA website.

The Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions website list their scheduled prescribed burns that are underway via their website.

1 Burning CCA treated wood creates toxic smoke that can be hazardous to health
2 If your fire has wet material or is otherwise poorly managed, it can lead to excessive levels of smoke and can result in a neighbourhood nuisance. If the level of smoke is deemed to be creating a nuisance the City may issue an infringement.
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