Bushfire Services

Fire Management Requirement Notice 16/17

This year there are a number of changes to the Fire Management Requirement Notice. This has been brought about due to past seasonal conditions and Fire Control Officers requiring information and locations of all burning conducted during the Restricted Burning Period.

The changes are as follows;

  • Restricted Burning Period for the Shire of Katanning will now commence on 1 October 2016 through to 30 October 2016.
  • Prohibited Burning Period starts on 1 November 2016 and concludes on 15 February 2017. Permits are then required from 16 February 2016 through to 30 April 2016.    
  • All burning during the Restricted Burning Period 1 October 2016 – 30 October 2016 and from 15 February 2017 through to 30 April 2017 will require a permit to burn. Permits are free of charge and can be obtained from your local Fire Control Officer or the Shire Office.
  • Dates for commencing agricultural burning under permits for windrows, stubble and chaff heaps.

For further information please refer to the Fire Management Requirements 2016-2017.

If you require clarification please contact your local Fire Control Officer or the Community Emergency Services Manager Cindy Pearce on 98219999.

Local Fire Control Officers