Designated Bushfire Prone Area (BPA) Simplified

Generalised version at 1:100:000 scale with the LGA boundaries dissolved of the BUSHFIRE_PRONE_AREA dataset. Polygon features identify designated Bushfire Prone Areas where specific bushfire building construction requirements apply. The municipal areas of Melbourne, Yarra, Maribyrnong, Moonee Valley, Darebin, Boroondara, Stonnington, Glen Eira, Moreland, Port Phillip and Bayside do not have any designated bushfire prone areas. The original boundaries were gazetted on 7 Sep 2011. Changes to the boundaries have been gazetted on 25 Oct 2012, 8 Oct 2013, 30 Dec 2013, 3 June 2014, 22 Oct 2014, 19 August 2015, 21 April 2016, 18 October 2016, 02 June 2017, 06 November 2017, 16 May 2018, 16 Oct 2018 and 4 Apr 2019.

Bushfire prone areas (BPA) of Victoria review 15, gazetted 24/03/2020. The BPA map depicts locations where new buildings, alterations and/or additions must meet the `bushfire prone area? requirements of the National Construction Code and a minimum Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) 12.5 construction standard (Section 192A Building Act 1993 - Bushfire Prone Areas determination, and construction requirements of the Building Regulations 2018). This data set has been simplified using ArcGIS Pro 2.5.0 - Generalize Tool with a 50m tolerance.

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    Designated Bushfire Prone Area (BPA) Simplified

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Published (Metadata record) 10/11/2017
Last updated 09/04/2020
Organisation Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Data temporal coverage: 08/09/2011 to 31/12/2020
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