Fire Hazard Reduction 

Fire Hazard Reduction

Fire Danger Season Dates

District: Flinders

Start Date: 1 November 2017

End Date: 15 April 2018

Fire danger seasons are subject to change please visit www.cfs.sa.gov.au or contact the CFS Hotline on 1300 362 361 for more information. To find out what you can and cannot do during this time please visit the CFS What Can I do/ What Can't I Do?

Permit Information 

Sections 79 and 80 of the Fire and Emergency Services Act, 2005 and Regulations 33 - 46, permit the use of specified types of fires and activities. They include fires used for cooking and personal comfort, gas fired appliances for cooking purposes or electric welding equipment and gas fires used for other purposes, provided they are lit in accordance with the conditions that apply to their use.

All Other Fire Require a Permit:

There are two types of permits that can be issued by an Authorised Officer:

  • Ninth Schedule permits may be issued for fires or activities on days during the Fire Danger Season that are not Total Fire Ban days.
  • Tenth Schedule permits may be issued for fires or activities on days that are Total Fire Bans.

Applying for a Permit:

Contact your closest Authorised Permit Officer.

You can apply to an Authorised Officer for permit either personally, by mail, email, over the telephone or via radio. The Authorised Officer will assess your permit application prior to issuing a Permit. 

Permit Officers in Region 4:

Appila

 

Kym Harvie

8658 60323

Paul Wurst 

8668 5014 / 0406 678 552

Booleroo Centre 

 

Todd Orrock

0428 672 223

Robert Robinson

8667 2096

Melrose

 

Phillip Nottle

0427 662 042

Port Germein

 

Peter Dennis

8634 6031

Graham Pole

8634 5201

Wilmington

 

Geoffrey Hitch

8667 5204

Wirrabara

 

Greg Pech

8668 4074 / 0427 565 517 

The Authorised Officer is required to assess the permit application to ensure that:

  • he/she is satisfied that the lighting and maintaining of the fire is, in all circumstances of the case, justified; and
  • that adequate precautions will be taken to prevent the spread of fire.

Once satisfied the Authorised Officer will issue you a permit and inform you of a permit number and will subsequently send you a copy of the permit. The conditions that must be complied with are included in the permit. 

To discover more please vist the CFS website.

PO Box 94
Melrose SA 5483
Tel: 08 8666 2014| Fax: 08 8666 2169