FIRE PERMIT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER FRIDAY 15TH DECEMBER 2017 WILL BE REVIEWED ON 8 JANUARY 2018.

NO BONFIRE PERMITS WILL BE ISSUED THIS YEAR.

People seeking further information can phone 0800 673 473 during work hours.

OTAGO, FIRE AND EMERGENCY NEW ZEALAND


The Otago, Fire and Emergency New Zealand is responsible for ensuring the requirements of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 and the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fire Permits) Regulations 2017.

Our area of responsibility is the Otago Regional Boundaries (with a few exceptions).

If you’re in doubt contact us anyway and we can point you in the right direction.

"The safety of rural firefighters and firelighters is our highest priority. Know the restrictions and do your part to keep safe."