Preparing Medium Sized Lots for Bushfire Season

All medium sized lots between 4000m2 and 5 hectares in size must meet the following requirements by the Annual Firebreak Notice deadline.

All structures and buildings, including private power poles, must have a minimum three meter clearance of all inflammable material.

Mineral earth or mulch breaks against the boundary fence must be a minimum of three meters in width and have a minimum overhead clearance of four meters.

Or have all inflammable material grades, mowed or slashed to a maximum height of 7.5cm over the entire property. This excludes managed vegetation such as ornamental trees, distinct islands of vegetation remote from boundaries and assets.

Properties with significant wattle bush may be instructed by the City to take special action.

Medium sized property treatments