Burning Restrictions

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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 Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade or from the City of Swan website. Please follow this link Burn Permit Information for information how to apply. 

Note that Fire Control Officers are not obligated to issue permits to burn and may provide advice on alternatives to burning.

Community Information

The latest fire danger ratings and weather forecasts can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website. 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 on 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.