Bush Fire Control Officers
City Officers are appointed as authorised Bush Fire Control Officers and can:
- Send out firebreak and bushfire hazard letters to all owners/occupiers of vacant land
- Conduct firebreak and bushfire hazard inspections from 1 November each year
- Send out work orders for non-compliant firebreaks and re-inspect as required
- Issue fines when required
- Carry out fuel assessments
- Investigate bushfire related enquiries.