Permits to Burn open on Saturday 1 April 2017

Friday 31 March 2017

A Permit to Burn is required for anyone wanting to 'burn-off' in Frankston City.

No person may burn off within the Frankston municipality, without first obtaining a Permit to Burn from Frankston City Council.

Applications for a Permit to Burn open Saturday 1 April 2017 with all Permits to Burn expiring on 30 November 2017 year or at onset of the Country Fire Authority declared Fire Danger Period whichever is sooner.

Apply for a Permit to Burn online for a faster processing time, however please allow up to 10 working days for your Permit. Burning is not permitted until you receive your permit.

Please note that Permit to Burn application fees are non-refundable even if  the permit application is rejected. Please consult Frankston City Council on 1300 322 322 if you are unclear of the Permit to Burn information.

Commercial Permits

Commercial Permits to Burn are required for any commercial property that may need to undertake fuel reduction works.

All general conditions remain the same as residential permits however the permitted size of the fire may be larger if the commercial property is over 10 acres in size.

The application fee is non-refundable. Apply for a permit  online using the link on the side of this page or in person at any Council Customer Service Centre.

Commercial permits are required for:

  • Golf courses
  • Tennis Clubs
  • Football Clubs
  • Schools
  • Any commercial land or property where there is no residential dwelling.

More Information

Contact Us

Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322


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