If you consider for any reason that it is impractical to clear firebreaks or other hazards as required by the Fire Hazard Reduction Notice, or if natural features render works unnecessary, you may apply in writing to the City
of Kalamunda not later than 1 October, to request authorisation to employ other methods of fire prevention on your land.
An administration fee of $150 applies for applications received after 1 October.
A variation is only valid for the current season. If a property requires a variation, applicants are required to apply every year before 1 October.
A variation belongs to the applicant. If a property is sold or has new tenants, the current variation becomes void. The new owner/tenant has 14 days to notify the City and apply for a new variation. The new variation is assessed based on the new application
received. The City may not automatically approve a variation based on a previous application.
Variations may be withdrawn at any time by the City of Kalamunda Chief Bushfire Control Officer.
If permission is not granted for this application you must comply with all the relevant requirements of the Notice. If a variation is approved, the applicant must adhere to all of the conditions as specified by the Chief Bushfire Control Officer. If the applicant fails to adhere to the specified conditions, they may face penalties up to $5,000.
Read and Agree to the Terms & Conditions of requesting a variation as stated above.
Download a variation request application or alternatively, fill in the online form below and submit it the City before 1 October for your Variation to be considered.
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Please provide a map showing the area for the required variation, you can download maps from https://www.google.com.au/maps Note: PDF/JPEG will be accepted
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