Step 1 - Check if it is a Total Fire Ban or if a Fire Danger Period is in place
Burning off anywhere in Cardinia Shire is strictly prohibited if it is a CFA-declared Total Fire Ban day or during any CFA-declared Fire Danger Period.
Visit the CFA website to find out if it is a Total Fire Ban day or if a Fire Danger Period has been declared within Cardinia Shire.
If it is not a Total Fire Ban day and no Fire Danger Period has been called, go to step 2.
Step 2 - Check if your property is in a ‘Burn off area’
Cardinia Shire is divided into ‘Burn off areas’ and ‘No burn off areas’.
To find out which of these your property is in: