Fire permit request


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Fire Permit Request form

All fields are required except where indicated
Please enter an address. Note: street number and street name are needed for all addresses
Property address where you are requesting to set fire to the bush:

You will need to confirm your address below even if the same as above
Please enter an address. Note: street number and street name are needed for all addresses
Details of burn - Select the options which best describes the type of materials being burnt:

Some fields will require you to add additional information below

Period of Permit Validity:

Please select your burn dates starting from and ending dates below: 
Resources available to Supress/Extinguish fire:

Some fields will require you to add additional information below

Acknowledgement of legislative requirements when introducing fire to the landscape.

Please read the following carefully:
A permit issued is not valid at any time during the declared prohibited burning times or when a Total Fire Ban has been declared for the City of Cockburn or when the Fire Danger Rating for Perth Coastal Plains is High or above.
This permit is issued subject to the provisions of Section 46 of the Bush Fires Act 1954 and may be revoked or suspended by a Bush Fire Control Officer, if, in their opinion, the fire if lit, would become a source of danger and may choose to inspect an area to be burnt before issuing a permit to burn.
Detailed responsibilities of a permit holder: Responsibilities of the Permit Holder

Additional conditions of Permit holder as determined by authorising officer

The Fire Control Officer approving the permit may stipulate additional conditions for the permit holder to abide by, as a condition of issuing this permit, the permit holder listed above agrees to comply with the conditions set out by Regulation 15B of the Bushfires Act 1954 and in addition, those set out by the Fire Control officer before burning can commence.

Carefully read all permit conditions before lighting, to understand any additional conditions stipulated by the Fire Control Officer.

Upload your aerial view and site location images

Please use google maps to take a snapshot of an aerial view, and draw a diagram using "Windows paint" or "Microsoft word", including site overview, burn location, water source location and any entrance and exit routes.


Sample Aerial Image with diagrams:
Sample image of aerial view - which shows the positions of burn off piles, any gates and hose reel
Example of the piles for burning:
Sample image of a pile of firewood



City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaditj boodjar kep wer kaadidjiny kalyakool yoodaniny, wer koora wer yeyi ngalak Birdiya koota-djinanginy.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.