Fires that do not require a fire permit in a Restricted fire season include:

  • Gas-operated appliances
  • Charcoal barbeques or grills
  • Wood-fire pizza oven
  • Chiminea
  • Cultural fires
  • Braziers
  • Fire pits/bowls
  • Open drum and manufactured incinerators.

For full descriptions of these fire types and conditions of use, see Restricted fire season authorised fire types (external link)

Note that any fire you light may have requirements to meet with the Auckland Council. 
Check online at (external link) or call 09 3010101.

Fire and Emergency
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