Small fires are permitted in most areas of Highlands East as long as the following rules are complied with:
- There is no daytime burning permitted at anytime.
- Fires must take place between two hours before sunset and two hours after sunrise.
- Your fire can be no greater than one metres in diameter and only environmentally friendly materials may be burned.
- The smoke from your fire cannot interfere with your neighbours or a roadway.
- You must have sufficient tools and water available to put the fire out should the need arise.
- You must be with your fire at all times.