Lighting fires on your property can be extremely dangerous. To help reduce the risk, prohibited dates are set according to seasonal conditions and may be adjusted.
Current Burning Restrictions
All zones are in an unrestricted Burning Period.
The Shire of Esperance can alter burning periods with notice. Please see ‘Current Burning Restrictions’ below or contact the Shire to see if you are allowed to burn.
Prohibited Burning Time
1 November until 15 February (Please note this has been extended from the original date of the 31 January).
No fires are to be lit in the open air during this time.
Restricted Burning Time
16 February until 15 March. (Please note this has been extended from the original date of the 1 February)
A permit is required to burn during these times until further notice. Permit Issuing Contacts can be found here.
Unrestricted Burning Time
16 March until 2 October.
Fires can be lit without a permit. It is still common courtesy to notify your neighbours that you are burning.