Fire Zone 3

Fires that do not require a fire permit include: 

  • Gas cooker or gas barbeque
  • Contained barbeque
  • Braziers
  • Permanent outdoor fireplaces

Subject to the following conditions:

  • Fuels must be restricted to gas, liquid, charcoal or solid wood
  • Five metres of non-flammable area surrounds the fire to ensure the fire does not spread
  • There is no risk of embers carrying to surround flammable material
  • There is water available to extinguish the fire
  • Continuous supervision is undertaken until the fire is fully extinguished
  • The fire is extinguished if a strong wind is blowing

Nelson Tasman Fire and Emergency  
66 Oxford Street
03 544 2441