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Apply for an open burning permit<h2 class="sectHeading">​How to apply</h2><p>Examples of open burning include biodiversity burns of open veld, burning of agricultural stubble, and stack or fuel load reduction burns of biomass. No one may carry out open burning of any material on any land or premises unless the person has first obtained written authorisation for open burning from the City's Air Quality Management Unit, which is part of <a href="">City Health</a>.  </p><p> <strong>​​Step 1:</strong> Download and complete the Open Burning Application Form from the document downloads section below.</p> <span> <div class="lrg-icon-content bordered"><div class="lrg-icon lrg-check"><p> <b>Provide the following along with your application:</b></p><ul><li>a certified copy of your ID; and</li><li>proof of address​.</li></ul></div></div>​​​​​​</span> <div>​​​​​<strong>Step 2:</strong> Submit your application to the Health Department via post to:</div><div>   <br><em>Department: City Health</em></div><div> <em>Air Quality Management​</em></div><div> <em>PO Box 2815</em></div><div> <em>Cape Town</em></div><div> <em>8000</em></div><div> <em></em> </div><div>You can also fax it to <a> <em>021 590 5215</em></a> or email it to <a href=""> <em></em></a>.</div><div> </div> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note"></i>  </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> The City may request a site inspection before deciding on the outcome of your application, which you will have to pay for. </p> ​ </div></div></span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​</h2> <h4>Bronwyn Davidson, City Health Department</h4> <p> <em>Telephone:</em><br><em><a>021 444 2914</a></em><em><br><br>Email:</em><br><a href=""><em></em></a><em> </em></p> <h4>City Call Centre</h4> <p> <em>Telephone:</em><br><em><a>0860 103 089</a></em></p></span>GP0|#4d1fab8b-d022-4074-a995-4c76430a2fba;L0|#04d1fab8b-d022-4074-a995-4c76430a2fba|Environmental health;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#4812481a-e1c9-4a5d-8990-614cee8d7692;GPP|#54dbab3a-0b2f-4602-8af5-3d651c59a5f4;GP0|#fe449635-7a0f-4bda-acd0-69ce5e06d157;L0|#0fe449635-7a0f-4bda-acd0-69ce5e06d157|Business and trade;GPP|#4fafd405-ee2c-4ec8-87ee-79828064c3d1If you would like to conduct an open burn, you will need to apply for a permit from the City.0



Conduct Open Burning Application Form 2023/24142669GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2023-09-19T22:00:00Z



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