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.
2019 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 2019 - 31 March 2020
R200 Once-off Joining Fee & Penalty for late payment (after 30 June)
R800 Annual Membership Fee per Property / Business unit / Unit in a Home Owners Association
R4200 Annual Membership Fee per Municipality
R2/ha Annual Membership Fee for State land (subject to standardisation by WCUFPA)
R32/km Annual Membership Fee for road, rail and power lines (subject to standardisation by WCUFPA)
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.