Currently, fire permitting in Ashburton is carried out by the Ashburton District Council. You need to contact the Council to find out if a fire permit is needed, and to apply for a permit.
Please use the following link to go to your council website for more information:
Note: Under the Canterbury Air Regional Plan, if your property is less than 2 hectares, you can't burn outdoors (unless you're cooking). If your property is 2+ hectares, you can burn outdoors if conditions are met.
Call Environment Canterbury on 0800 324 636 or visit their website (external link)