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Check if you can light a fire in your area
If a fire is a risk to person or property, call 111 and ask for the Fire Service.
Why we have outdoor fire rules
- Protect people and communities from fire.
- Protect Auckland's air quality.
- Prevent unnecessary emergency fire calls.
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If you live in a rural area and know a fire permit is required, use the link below to apply for a fire permit.
Apply for a fire permit
Fire and Emergency New Zealand are responsible for:
- setting fire seasons within Auckland
- issuing and renewing fire permits.
To check the current fire season, visit the Fire and Emergency New Zealand website. Click "Check and apply now" to view fire season map.
Apply for or renew a fire permit
For some outdoor fires, you will need a current fire permit.
apply for a permit or renew your existing permit on the Fire and Emergency New Zealand website.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand will assess your application and issue or decline a permit.
Report a problem with a fire
If you have concerns about the safety of fires, see
Fire and Emergency New Zealand website.
report smoke and pollution from fires for details on reporting nuisance from smoke and pollution.
|Outdoor Fire Safety Bylaw 2014||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/plans-projects-policies-reports-bylaws/bylaws/Pages/outdoor-fire-safety-bylaw.aspx||Outdoor Fire Safety Bylaw 2014||This bylaw helps prevent bushfires and sets out the provisions for creating fire restrictions and granting exemptions.||aspx||Bylaw|
|Minimise smoke from your fireplace||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/air-quality-pollution-contamination/Pages/minimise-smoke-from-your-fireplace.aspx||Minimise smoke from your fireplace||Find out how to minimise smoke from your fireplace.||aspx||Air quality
|Rules for outdoor fires||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/outdoor-fires/Pages/rules-outdoor-fires-residential-business-areas.aspx||Rules for outdoor fires||Find out what rules apply for outdoor fires, including residential or business areas, public areas, and the Hauraki Gulf islands.||aspx||Outdoor fires and fireworks|
|Fire permit application and renewal||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/outdoor-fires/Pages/fire-permit-outage.aspx||Fire permit application and renewal||Fire and Emergency New Zealand is now responsible for fire permit applications and fire permit renewals.||aspx|
|Permanent outdoor fireplaces and ovens||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/outdoor-fires/Pages/pizza-ovens-small-heating-cooking-fires.aspx||Permanent outdoor fireplaces and ovens||On private land, you can light a small heating or cooking fire. Find out how to keep them safe.||aspx||Outdoor fires and fireworks|
|Report smoke and pollution from fires ||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/licences-regulations/outdoor-fires/Pages/report-smoke-pollution-from-fires.aspx||Report smoke and pollution from fires ||How to report smoke or pollution and what we can do about it. ||aspx||Outdoor fires and fireworks|