Burning Restrictions

PERMITS TO BURN CANCELLED: Due to accelerating dryness and forecast weather conditions the City is cancelling all Permits to Burn effective midnight Tuesday November 12, 2019. No new permits will be issued. Residents are strongly urged not to carry out any permit free burning of small amounts of garden refuse. Any further questions can be directed to the City's Fire Team on 9267 9022.

Restricted Burning Period- Burning Restriction Period, October 1 to November 30 inclusive. 

The City of Swan Prohibited Burning Period starts December 1.

During the Restricted Period, you are not permitted to burn without a Burning Permit during this period.

Permit and Local Fire Control Officers

Community Information

The latest fire danger ratings and weather forecasts can be found on the Bureau of Meterology 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 check the City's website Fire.

The DFES website contains useful publications for how to prepare for bushfires including  Your Bushfire Safety Preparation Prepare. Act. Survive. Your guide to Fire Season 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 program encourages local residents to work together to prepare and protect their families and properties against bushfire.