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Fire Prevention Notices

Key Term Explanation
10 meter perimeter break Slash or mow from fence line inside property, a 10 meter perimeter break to a height not exceeding 100mm, removing cut vegetation.
5 meter perimeter break Slash or mow from fence line inside property, a 5 meter perimeter break to a height of 100mm, removing cut vegetation.
Excess fine fuel Within property cut fine fuels (grass and weeds) to a height of no more than 100mm and remove.
Excess heavy fuel Within property cut heavy fuels (sticks and branches dropped from trees) and remove.
Excess rubbish Within property remove any excess rubbish i.e. anything that may contribute to a fire (cardboard, newspapers, household rubbish etc.).
Excess vegetation Cut and remove excess vegetation from around property to a height of 100mm.
Fine fuel on house Remove leaves, sticks and limbs from on the dwelling.
Grass length Cut and remove all grass or vegetation or weeds to a height of 100mm on whole of property.
Isolate heavy fuel Clear a 3 meter break around any (piles or stacked) of heavy fuels.
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