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Bushfire RiSK Assessments for the Construction of a new dwelling in bushfire prone lands

 

No bushfire maintenance practises implemented


No safe refuge

Since the introduction of the Rural Fires and Environmental Assessment Legistlation Amendment
Bill 2002,
on the1st Auguet 2002. All development applications presented to councils for approval;
for the contruction of new dwellings on rural and urban lands that have been idenified as a
(Bushfire Prone Area)
shall be accompanied by a bushfire risk management plan for the proposed devlopment.


BushfireSafe (Aust) Pty Ltd supplies a fully comprehesive bushfire fire risk management plan in accordance
with section 79BA of the Environmental Assessment and Planning Act (1979) and in accordance with section 100B of the NSW Rural Fires Act (1997).


Based on Planning for Busfire Protection (2001) BushfireSafe (Aust) Pty Ltd comprehisively surveys but not
limited to the following:-
  • Assessment of all vegetation on and adjacent to the subject property within 140 metres from all elevations from the proposed development property,
  • Assessment of topography (slope) on and adjacent to the subject property to a distance of 140 metres from the proposed development property
  • Recommended setback (APZ) distances from the identified bushfire hazard,
  • The siting and adequacy of water supply for fire fighting purposes
  • The construction standard for the proposed developments access road
  • Bushfire maintenance plans
  • The construction standards to be used for building elements in the development,
  • The adequacies of other fire protection measures to be incorporated into the development,
 
Bushland vegetation touching the dwelling

If you are planning to develop rural lands or urban lands near a bush interface, then you may
possibly require a bushfire risk management plan for the approval of your Development
Aplicantion. Contact
BushfireSafe Services for FREE advice as to your requirements under the
new legislation
 

Bushland and Urban interface

Asset Protection Zone  between dwelling and adjacent vegetation

Implemented Asset  Protection Zone  located on the bushfire prone elevation

Rural and urban
subdivisions


Since the introduction of the Rural Fires and Environmental Assessment Legistlation Amendment
Bill
2002, on the1st Auguet 2002. All development applications presented to councils for approval;
for the subdivision of rural and urban lands that have been idenified as Bushfire Prone Lands, shall be accompanied by a bushfire risk management
plan for the proposed devlopment. BushfireSafe (Aust) Pty Ltd produces a fully comprehesive bushfire fire risk management plan in accordance with
section 79BA of the Environmental Assessment and Planning Act (1979) and in accordance with
section 100B of the NSW Rural Fires Act (1997).

Based on Planning for Busfire Protection (2001) BushfireSafe (Aust) Pty Ltd comprehisively surveys but
not limited to the
following:-
  • Assessment of all vegetation on and adjacent to the subject property within 140 metres from all
    elevations from the proposed development property,
  • Assessment of topography (slope) on and adjacent to the subject property to a distance of 140
    metres from the proposed development property
  • Idenification of any significant environmental fetures on the property,
  • Details of any threatened species, population or endangered ecological community occurring
    on the property,
  • Details and locations of any Aboriginal relics occurring on the property,
  • Adequacy of public roads in the vicinity to handle increased traffic in a bushfire emergency,
  • Adequacy and siting of fire trails for the proposed development,
  • Recommended setback (APZ) distances from the identified bushfire hazard,
  • The siting and adequacy of water supply for fire fighting purposes
  • The construction standard for the proposed developments access road
  • Bushfire maintenance plans
  • The construction standards to be used for building elements in the development,
  • The adequacies of other fire protection measures to be incorporated into the development,
If you are planning to develop rural lands or urban lands near a bush interface, then you may possibly
require a bushfire risk management plan for the approval of your Development Aplicantion. Contact

BushfireSafe Services
for FREE advice as to your requirements under the new legislation