The Eastern Cape Annual Fire Prohibition Notice for 2020-2021 is available.

Please take note of the following:

The Eastern Cape Provincial Disaster Management Centre (EC-PDMC) a directorate within the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) hereby advises that due to the Veld Fire Season and prevailing Drought conditions, no burning or open fires as defined are permitted in the following specified areas and periods:

    1. Makana Municipality from 01 July 2020 until 31 October 2020;
    2. Kouga – and Koukamma Municipalities from 01 November 2020 until 28 February 2021;
    3. Ndlambe- and Sundays River Valley Municipalities from 01 November 2020 until 31 January 2021;
    4. Dr Beyers Naude Municipality from 01 August 2020 until 31 March 2021;
    5. Blue Crane Route Municipality from 01 August 2020 until 30 April 2021
    6. Amathole District from 01 July 2020 – 31st October 2020
    7. Chris Hani District from 01 August 2020 – 31st October 2020
    8. Joe Gqabi District from 01 July 2020 -31 January 2021
    9. O.R. Tambo District from 01 August 2020 – 31st October 2020
    10. Alfred Nzo District from 01 August 2020 – 31st October 2020
    11. Buffalo City Metro from 01 August 2020 – 31st October 2020
    12. Nelson Mandela Metro from 1st November 2020 – 30th April 2021

NOTE: Burning will be allowed as per the conditions set out in the notice.

For more detailed information or to download the notice, Click Here.