The Country Fire Authority declares Fire Danger Periods and Total Fire Bans. Confirm restrictions by visiting CFA warning and restrictions.
Can I burn-off inside a Fire Danger Period?
During declared Fire Danger Periods the CFA requires you obtain a permit to burn.
Permits are only issued for broad-acre burning of stubble and grass for farming purposes.
Burning off outside the Fire Danger Period
You need a permit to burn material in Ballarat outside of the fire danger period.
Visit eServices to apply for a local law permit.
If you have access to a green waste collection you will not be eligible.
Burning commercial or industrial waste is not permitted.
Read How to burn off safely for details.