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.
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.
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 your request.