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District Council of Yankalilla
Made by Nature - Fleurieu Coast
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Made by Nature - Fleurieu Coast

Fire Prevention

Block Clearing

Slashing is to be performed prior to commencement of the Fire Danger Season each year. (Normally 1st December to 1st April)

The following standards apply:

Within 20m of any building, reduce all grass, pest plants and undergrowth to a maximum height of 10cm and maintain at that level until the end of the Fire Danger Season.

If the land is a vacant block under one hectare in area, reduce all plants, pest plants, flammable material and undergrowth to a maximum height of 10cm over the entire block and maintain at that level until the end of the Fire Danger Season.

If the land is over one hectare in area, establish and maintain a fuel break around the whole area, as near as practicable to the perimeter. The fuel break must be a 5m or 10m wide strip on which all grass, pest plants and undergrowth is reduced to a maximum height of 10cm, and must be maintained at that standard for the entire Fire Danger Season.

Proposed Burn Program

Maps showing each burn location can be found at http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/firemanagement/Burns_and_Bushfires


 

Pizza Ovens

Pizza ovens that use solid fuel such as wood, charcoal or heat beads may be used at any time of the year with the exception of TOTAL FIRE BAN DAYS.

Pizza ovens that use gas or electric fuel may be used throughout the year.

For commercial applications wishing to use solid fuel pizza ovens on total fire ban day a Schedule 10 permit from Council is required.

Please be advised that Council is unable to issue permits during the yearly Christmas closure.

Contact Us

1 Charles Street

PO Box 9

Yankalilla SA 5203

Tel: 08 8558 0200

Fax: 08 8558 2022

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