Firebreak Variation

If it is considered for any reason to be impractical to clear firebreaks as required by this notice or natural features render firebreaks unnecessary you may apply to the Council or its duly authorised officer not later than the 1ST OCTOBER for permission to provide a variation for firebreaks in alternative positions or to take alternative action to abate fire hazards on the land.

All variation requests must be made by the property owner or person authorised to act upon the owners behalf.

Individual requests are required for each property.

If permission is not granted by the Council or its duly authorised officer, you shall comply with the requirements of this notice.

You must have your variation in place and operational by the 1ST OCTOBER.

It is your responsibility to demonstrate that the variation will be maintained for the entire restricted and prohibited burning times.

Failure to demonstrate compliance and the ability to maintain the alternative solutions approved within the variation will automatically require total compliance with the firebreak order in its entirety.

If the requirements of this notice are carried out by burning, such burning must be in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Bush Fires Act.

Firebreak Variation Form