Firebreaks not less than 3 m wide with a 4 m high Vertical Axis must be provided and maintained in the following positions:
- Within 10 m inside and along all boundaries of all land.
- So as to divide the land into areas of not more than 120 ha (300 ac).
- Around all groups of buildings, haystacks and fuel installations but not closer than 6 m.
- Irrigation areas – owners or occupiers may be exempt from all or part of the requirements of the above. As an exemption will be required, please contact the Shire’s Ranger Services.
All flammable material on the entire property (noting that this does not include living trees, shrubs, plants and lawn under cultivation) is to be reduced and maintained to a height of less than 5 cm.
Firebreaks of at least 2 m wide with a 4 m high Vertical Axis must be provided and maintained within 6 m of the inside of all external boundaries of the land. Cleared hardstand areas and reticulated grassed areas maintained in a green state may be considered acceptable as an adequate firebreak.
Maintain the land clear of all flammable materials for 20 m from any edge of the storage unit.
Provide 15 m wide firebreaks immediately adjoining all external boundaries of the planted area. The outer 10 m will be cleared of all flammable material while the inner 5 m (closest to the trees) kept in a reduced fuel state.
Provide 6 m wide firebreaks so as to divide the land into areas of not more than 30 ha.
Provide 15 m wide firebreaks immediately adjoining the Special Risk.
Provided a firebreak in accordance with Western Power specifications along power lines where they pass through or lie adjacent to planted areas.