Bushfire Hazard Assessment for Subdivision is classed as an integrated development and requires an authority consent from the RFS.
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Bushfire Hazard Assessment for Subdivision is classed as an integrated development and requires an authority consent from the RFS (BFSA). Harris Environmental provides the relevant report for you to obtain your BFSA and Council Consent required.
The assessment will be prepared in accordance with the Planning for Bushfire Protection 2006 (PBP) and the Australian Standard 3959 (2009). In particular, the report will address the specific objectives of Appendix 4 A4.2 of the PBP (2006) for rural subdivision.
The report will include:
This assessment will determine the level of bush fire attack (BAL) for the new proposed building envelopes in accordance with the Australian Standard AS3959-2009. The highest BAL identified for the subject site was BAL 12.5. A water reserve for fire fighting purposes was required with a suitable connection for RFS purposes. An internal road with adequate access for emergency services vehicles was also required.
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