Hill and high country means land that has a slope of more than 20 degrees or is more than 600 metres above sea level.
If you intend to burn land which is within the hill and high country, then you will need to comply with all the conditions below or otherwise apply for a resource consent.
If your intended burn will comply with all of the above conditions, then you will not need a resource consent but you need to notify Environment Canterbury at least 20 working days prior to starting the burn. To do this, please complete the Notification of Intention to Burn form (pdf 127 kB) and send with a location map or aerial photograph of the sites to be burnt (minimum scale of 1:50,000) to firstname.lastname@example.org.This form can also be printed, filled-out, signed and returned.
Please contact our Customer Services team on 0800 324 636 or email@example.com if you have further questions.
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