Guidance

Assessment of potential wildfire risk resulting from planned deforestation to open habitat: operations note 40

This document ensures a consistent approach to planning and assessing proposals for deforestation, and the wildfire risk resulting from those proposals.

Documents

Operations note 40

Details

25 page summary offering:

  • Purpose
  • Background
  • Context – Policy and regulation
  • Planning for wildfire
  • Preparing a Wildfire Management Plan (WMP)
  • FC review of wildfire planning
  • Contacting Fire and Rescue authorities
  • Sources of further advice
  • Wildfire management plan – minimum requirements
  • Wildfire risk assessment template
  • Wildfire risk and hazard checklist
  • Example wildfire risk assessment
  • Stakeholders for wildfire planning
  • Template letter to Fire and Rescue Service
Published 20 September 2018
Last updated 13 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. The below sections of this operations note have been updated: - 'Fire and Rescue Service Act (2004)' on page 2 - 'Fire and Rescue Authority' on page 7 - 'Template letter to Fire and Rescue Service' on page 28
  2. 'Assessment of potential wildfire risk resulting from planned deforestation to open habitat: operations note 40' has been updated.
  3. First published.