Backyard Burning

Smoke billowing in the air

Under clause 12(1) of the Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2010 it is an offence to burn refuse in the City of Ryde.

Fires are still permitted for recreational purposes such as barbequing, provided only dry seasoned wood, liquid petroleum gas (LPG), natural gas or proprietary barbecue fuel (including a small quantity of fire starter) is used.

If you have further questions please contact Council's Customer Service on 9952 8222.

Report Air Pollution

Contact Council's Customer Service Centre on 9952 8222 or the Office of Environment & Heritage's hotline 131 555.