Fire permits
Updated 2 September 2020

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Fire permits required from 1 September 2020

Tuesday 1 September 2020 marks the start of the statutory bush fire danger period in the Lower North Coast Zone. Fire permits are now required for residents of the Kempsey & Nambucca local government areas.

There is a year round requirement of giving at least 24 hours notice to the Lower North Coast Burn Notification Line (02 6626 6860) and all adjoining neighbours.

Prepare for the Bush Fire Danger Period

We are encouraging our residents to:

  • Clear around their home - mow the lawns, rake up leaves and clean out gutters
  • Create or review their Bush Fire Survival Plan
  • Know your Bush Fire Danger Rating every day
  • Know how you are going to get information before and during a bush fire emergency.

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