Burning Information and Open Burning Permit Application

  • No Burning During High Danger Rating or Campfire Bans

  • For all fires, the smoke control/venting index must be consulted. There is to be no burning unless the venting index is "good" on the day of the burn.

  • There is to be no burning of trash or other toxic materials. Also no burning of materials from off site (burn materials from other locations).

  • For the forms required or any questions, please contact the Fire Department.

 Fire Categories: Do I need a permit?

Category 1: 
Campfire.  Must be less than 0.5m X 0.5m, hand piled.

Permit not required.

 

Category 2:
Backyard.  Must be less than 3m X 3m X 2m.

 NO FURTHER BURNING PERMITS ARE BEING ISSUED !!!

Permit required,  Material cannot exceed 4 inches or 10 centimetres in diameter ! Please give fire department 48 to 72 hrs to process permit !!!

 

Category 3:
Land Clearing and Resource Management. Larger than 3m diameter.

NO FURTHER BURNING PERMITS ARE BEING ISSUED

Permit required, always.  Burn Registration Number required.  Call 1-888-797-1717 or Refer to Open Fire Regulations,   Material can not exceed 19 inches or 48 centimetres !Please allow time for fire department to process !!

  

Open Burning Permit Application     NO FURTHER BURNING PERMITS ARE BEING ISSUED !!!!

 

Step 1: Backyard Burning Checklist