BUSH FIRES ACT 1954 PART III PREVENTION OF BUSH FIRES SECTION 17 – EXTENSION OF PROHIBITED BURNING TIME

Published on Friday, 9 February 2024 at 1:18:39 PM

PUBLIC NOTICE

BUSH FIRES ACT 1954

PART III PREVENTION OF BUSH FIRES

SECTION 17 – EXTENSION OF PROHIBITED BURNING TIME

Pursuant to Section 17 Bush Fires Act 1954 the Shire of Plantagenet advises it will be extending its Prohibited Burning Time (PBT) for the following zones and periods;

Prohibited Burning will be extended by one (1) calendar day for both the Eastern and Western Zones to now conclude midnight Thursday, 29 February 2024.

This is due to the extra day in February. Conditions still apply;

  • NO fires are to be lit in the open air during this period, and
  • NO fire permits will be issued by Fire Control Officers.

Lighting of fires without a permit attracts fines and may impact your insurance.

This notice dated 2 February 2024.

 

Mr Julian Murphy                                                                          Mr Norm Handasyde

Chief Executive Officer                                                             Chief Bush Fire Control Officer