Planning permit applications for events in areas at risk of bushfire

Ash Wed memorial event - signageVictoria is proud to be the home of sports and major events within Australia. Victoria is also one of the most fire prone areas in the world, so it is critical that events in areas at risk from bushfire are carefully planned.

Given the risks involved there may be many different approvals required to run a large event in Victoria. This guideline focuses on the planning permit process, which typically occurs before many other approval processes begin.

This guideline should be read in conjunction with Victoria’s guidelines for Planning Safe Public:

  • determine the steps required when planning an event that may be at risk from bushfire.
  • clarify when to consult with CFA during the planning permit process for an event.
  • clarify the information required when seeking comment from CFA as part of a planning permit application.

Download a PDF copy of 'Planning permit applications for events in areas at risk of bushfire (PDF 619.5KB)'.



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