Preparing Small Lots for Bushfire Season

Small lots, under 4000m2, regardless of whether the land is vacant or has a building or other structures on it, must meet the following requirements by the Annual Firebreak Notice deadline.

All vacant blocks must have combustible material mowed or slashed to a maximum height of 7.5cm. Plowing or rotary hoeing is not permitted.

Slashing machine

All vacant land must have wattle bush removed, unless a written application is made to the City and approved prior to the mid September deadline

Vacant Land

All buildings and structures must have a minimum of three meters clearance of all combustible materials.

All developed land must have wattle bush maintained to a maximum height of 2.5m and the canopy of the bush may not exceed the property boundaries.

Tree pruning