Bushfire provisions


Specific construction standards apply in designated bush fire prone areas in New South Wales. These bush fire construction requirements are aimed at improving bush fire protection measures for residential buildings.

To see if your property is located on bushfire prone land you can refer to NSW Planning Portal. 

Applications for a new dwelling or alterations and additions to a property with an existing dwelling on bushfire prone land are to include:

For information relating to building in a bushfire-prone areas you can find out more via the NSW Rural Fire Service.