This section provides information on structural fire safety for your business or premises including caravan park fire safety, emergency plans for commercial properties, the safe storing of dangerous goods and CFA's role in land use planning and Bushfire Management Overlay.
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CFA role in Victoria’s planning system includes providing expert advice to Councils and the Minister for Planning. This includes Bushfire Management Overlay and subdivision applications and settlement planning scheme amendments.
Caravan park fire safety
Caravan park owners must meet fire safety requirements as outlined in the Residential Tenancies (Caravan Parks and Movable Dwellings Registration and Standards) Regulations 2010. Find out more about these standards and how to apply for inspection.
If you store or handle dangerous goods on your site, CFA can provide written advice on fire protection and emergency planning.
Fire equipment maintenance
CFA has professionally trained volunteer firefighters to install and service portable fire equipment to Australian Standards (AS1851-2005) for the public, business, and industry.
Building owners and managers need to know their rights and responsibilities about monitored alarm systems in buildings, and how to prevent false alarms.
CFA has general responsibilities for the prevention and suppression of building fires in accordance with the CFA Act 1958.
CFA is funded by a variety of sources. However; the major source of funds is obtained through statutory contributions.
Powerline vegetation clearance
CFA and MFB assign low and high fire hazard ratings to the country Area of Victoria and to portions of the Metropolitan Fire District for powerlines