Burn Permit Information

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For all fire emergencies call 000

During the restricted burning period you are not permitted to burn without a permit. A small pile of garden refuse is exempt and can be burnt provided you meet set conditions. Please visit Burning Garden Refuse for conditions and further information. Permits to burn can be obtained from your local bushfire brigade or electronically online.
 
Volunteers Bush Fire Control Officers’ ability to issue permits may vary in some instances. Please assist them by planning your permit requirements early.
 
Fire Control Officers are not obligated to issue permits to burn and may provide advice on alternatives to burning. Abusing a Fire Control Officer for not issuing a permit will not be tolerated.
  
If a permit is issued, it will have compulsory conditions set relevant to current and forecasted weather and your circumstances. Further conditions may be imposed at the discretion of the permit issuing officer.
 
Note: A online permit application may take up to 5 business days to process.
  
Permits can be applied for at the following locations:
  • Metropolitan DFES (Department of Fire & Emergency Services) Fire and Rescue District
    Within the metropolitan area (Career Fire and Rescue response area) permits to burn are issued by the City of Swan Customer Advocates subject to a site inspection.
    Contact: 9267 9267
  • East Gidgegannup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade
    Permits are issued at the Gidgegannup Fire Station on Saturdays, 8.30–10am.
    Address: 2071 Toodyay Road, Gidgegannup
    Contact: 9574 6000
  • West Gidgegannup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade
    Permits are issued at the West Gidgegannup Fire Station on Saturdays, 8.30–10am.
    Address: Corner of O'Brien & Toodyay Road, Gidgegannup
    Contact: 9574 6536
  • East Swan Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade
    Permits are issued at the East Swan Fire Station on Sundays, 9–11am.
    Address: 270 Cathedral Avenue, Brigadoon
    Contact: 9296 1288
  • Bullsbrook Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service
    Permits are issued at the Bullsbrook Fire Station on Sundays, 9–11am.
    Address: Corner of Chittering Road and Maroubra Ave, Bullsbrook
    Contact: 9571 2099

For further information regarding fire safety requirements visit the fire safety information section of our website or for the latest Fire Information Message call 9267 9326.