Backyard Burning and BBQs
Open Fires and Barbecues - Fire ban regulations
The use of open fires and barbecues is subject to fire ban regulations.
Fire restrictions apply throughout the fire season.
The official fire danger season is 1 December 2012 to 30 April 2013 for the Adelaide Metropolitan Area.
For more details, visit the Country Fire Service (CFS) website or phone the CFS Hotline on 1300 362 361.
Burning of refuse
Backyard burning of refuse is prohibited in all metropolitan council areas.
Council responds immediately to complaints regarding this matter, as burning is a potential safety and health hazard.
A council Community Safety Inspector will attend immediately up until 9.00pm Monday to Friday and until 4.30pm Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
The inspector will speak to the resident and if appropriate, an expiation notice (fine) will be issued.
Contact City of Marion
For more information, please contact:
Community Health and Safety
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tel: (08) 8375 6600
Fax: (08) 8375 6699
Post: PO Box 21, Oaklands Park SA 5046
In Person: 245 Sturt Road, Sturt SA 5047