Important Dates

Find all latest fire information including Fire Bans, Prescribed Burns and Incidents:
emergency.wa.gov.au

CALL 000 TO REPORT ALL EMERGENCIES

BUSHFIRE RESTRICTIONS & BURNING Timetable

NO BURNING PERMITTED WHEN FIRE RATING IS VERY HIGH OR ABOVE | TOTAL FIRE BAN DECLARED
Dates are subject to change - please call the City on (08) 9257 9999 to check details

BURNING PROHIBITED: 1 December - 31 March
NO burning allowed
Report all signs of smoke to 000
PERMITS REQUIRED:
1 April - 31 May | 1 October - 30 November
BEFORE BURNING - ensure you are complying with all required conditions
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. Any larger areas require a permit
BURNING PERMITTED: 1 June - 30 September
Conditions apply – see items not permitted below
FIRE BREAK REQUIRED: 1 November - 31 March
Applies to all landowners and/or residents
Compliance required against current Fire Hazard Reduction Notice
Property assessments conducted by Fire Control Officers | Variation applications due before 1 October 
Noongar Boodja Six Season with burning cycle

Image: Noongar Boodja Six Season with burning cycle3


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

Dates are subject to change - please call the City on (08) 9257 9999 to check details if unsure
Restricted Burning Periods - Between 1 April to 31 May | 1 October to 30 November
Burning Permitted Period: Between 1 June - 30 September
Prohibited Burning Period - Between 1 December and 31 March

Resources

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.

1Burning CCA treated wood creates toxic smoke that can be hazardous to health
2If 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.

 Image: Noongar Boodja Six Season with burning cycle image subject to copyright. Copyright: City of Kalamunda | Artwork from works by Aurora Abraham

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