Fire permits
Updated 1 August 2019

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Fire permits required from 1 August 2019

Thursday 1 August 2019 marks the start of the statutory bush fire danger period in the Lower North Coast Zone. Fire permits will are required for residents of the Kempsey & Nambucca local government areas.

You must have a current written permit to burn, in addition to the year round requirement of giving at least 24 hours notice to the Lower North Coast Burn Notification Line (02 6626 6860) and all adjoining neighbours.

Prepare for the Bush Fire Danger Period

With the start of the Bush Fire Danger Period we are encouraging our residents to:

  • Clear around their home - mow the lawns, rake up leaves and clean out gutters
  • Create or review their Bush Fire Survival Plan
  • Know your Bush Fire Danger Rating every day
  • Know how you are going to get information before and during a bush fire emergency.

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