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For all matters relating to fire services please contact the Chief Brigade Fire Control Officer, Mr Wes Thomas on 08 9837 4065 or the Community Emergency Services Manager, Mr Peter Thurkle on 08 9835 1022 or 0407 892 353.
All owners and occupiers are required on or before the 1st day of November 2012 to clear inflammable material from firebreaks and thereafter to maintain the firebreaks clear of inflammable material up to and including the 1st day of May 2013.
It is an offence to construct or maintain firebreaks on a road reserve without the prior approval of the Council, or Main Roads Department in the case of Declared Main Roads.
Burning on Sundays during the restricted and prohibited burning period is banned and will be prosecuted.
The gazetted ” Prohibited Burning Times” within the Shire of Jerramungup will be from 1st November 2012 to midnight on the 1st of March 2013.
It is Council Policy that the “Prohibited Burning Times” be advertised through all local media channels once ratified by a Council meeting.
The gazetted ” Restricted Burning Times” (PERMITS REQUIRED) within the Shire of Jerramungup will be from 1st October 2012 to midnight on 31st October 2012 both dates inclusive and 2nd March 2013 to midnight on the 1st May 2013, both dates inclusive.
It is Councils Policy that the” Restricted Burning Times” be advertised through local media channels once ratified by a Council meeting.
NOTE : These dates are subject to variation by agreement from time to time according to seasonal conditions, but any alterations will be advertised through media release and updates can be obtained by contacting your Local Government and Fire Control Officers.
This item was last updated on 24 October 2012
For more information contact:
Peter Thurkle, Community Emergency Services Manager
- Mon - Fri: 8.30am to 4.30pm
- 9835 1022 or 0407 892 353