Presumed not negligent in civil proceedings against FPA members for veld fires that started on or spread from their property;
Institutions like RSA Agri, Agri Western Cape and insurance companies support, and in some cases require, active participation in an FPA;
IPW, GLOBALGAP and HACCP accreditations require membership;
HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER
Download the application form below.
Send the completed application form to .
Pay the once-off joining fee and the annual membership fees.
The FPA will send you a membership certificate.
2017 Update of Member Information
Reporting of fires
Access for firefighters to property
Invasive Alien Plant Clearing
Minimum firefighting requirements
Mutual aid agreements
Cooking/warming fires & designated fireplaces
Firebreak Agreement Template
For the financial year 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018
R200 Once-off Joining Fee & Penalty for late payment (after 90 days)
R700 Annual Membership Fee per Property/Business unit
R3750 Annual Membership Fee per Municipality
R0.53/ha Annual Membership Fee for State land
R27/km Annual Membership Fee for road, rail and power lines
Fees to increase by CPI (consumer price index) annually from 01 April 2017.
Full payment is due within 3 months of financial year end (ie by end of June annually) or within 90 days of invoice. Failure to do so will require reapplication including the payment of the joining fee.