Fire permits and smoke nuisance

Fire permits are issued by Fire and Emergency New Zealand. If you have a complaint about a smoke nuisance, we can investigate.

Find out if you need a fire permit

To check if you can light a fire and if you need a permit:

Report smoke nuisance

If you have a complaint about a smoke nuisance, please get in touch with us:

Fire and smoke nuisance regulations

Good practice tips for operating nuisance free fires