5.2 Out of Season Licence for Muirburn

In a small number of exceptional circumstances, there may be a specific purpose, which can only be achieved by burning outside the muirburn season – see paragraph 2.2 for the dates of the season.

An out of season muirburn licence will only be granted for: conserving, restoring, enhancing or managing the natural environment, research, or public safety (See the SNH website for more details).