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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 2016 to 30 April 2017 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 will attempt to respond promptly 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.


Further information

For further information, please contact:

City of Marion
Community Health and Safety
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Phone: (08) 8375 6600
Fax: (08) 8375 6699
Post: PO Box 21, Oaklands Park SA 5046
In Person: 245 Sturt Road, Sturt SA 5047



T: +61 8375 6600 | E:
245 Sturt Road, SA 5047, Australia
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