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28 September 2023

Camping and Cooking Fires

  1. No camping or cooking fires are permitted within the Shire of Cranbrook during the Prohibited Burning Period 1 November to 14 February (dates inclusive).
  2. During the Restricted Burning Period 1 October to 30 October and 15 February to 30 April (dates inclusive):
    2a. A permit must be obtained from the local Fire Control Officer for all camping and cooking fires on private property; and
    2b. Additional written permission must be obtained from the Local Government Chief Executive Officer for all camping and cooking fires located on Shire property and Council Reserves; and
    2c. A camping and cooking fire is defined as:
    – a solid fuel fire which is contained in a designated fire pit, or
    – a solid fuel barbeque contained in a fire safe receptacle, or
    – a wood fired pizza oven
    that meet the safety requirements detailed in Section 25 (1)(a) of the Bushfires Act 1954. Camping and cooking fires not contained by one of the above mentioned practices, are not permitted.”