Burning restrictions

Restricted Burning Period photo

Burning Restriction Period: October 1 to November 30 inclusive

The City of Swan Prohibited Burning Period starts December 1

You are not permitted to burn without a Burning Permit during this period. You may obtain a Burning Permit from your local Bush Fire Brigade, if your property is within a Bush Fire District or from a City of Swan Community Safety Advocate, if your property is within the Gazetted Fire District.

Fire Control Officers are not obligated to issue Permits to Burn and may provide advice on alternatives to burning. Contact a Permit and Local Fire Control Officer.

Community Information

The latest fire danger ratings and weather forecasts can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website or by calling the Telstra Weather Service on 1196. For information about what these ratings mean to you, visit the DFES website.

To listen to a recorded message with general season information, extensions and seasonal bans, call the City of Swan Fire Information Line on 08 9267 9326 or read the City's fire information online.

The DFES website contains useful publications about how to prepare for bushfires, including Your Bushfire Safety Preparation and the Home Owners Survival Manual.

Bushfire Ready

Bushfire Ready is a local community action program established by DFES, in collaboration with local government, which aims to increase community resilience to bushfire.

The Bushfire Ready Program encourages local residents to work together to prepare and protect their families and properties against bushfire.