- Residents require a burn permit for all open-air fires. Burn permits are valid for 12 months from the date of issue. The fee to obtain a burn permit is $15.00.
- Permit holders must call 1-833-411-8482 each time they are having a fire to activate their permit.
Fire Risk Levels:
Fires do not readily start and fires that do start spread slowly with low resistance to control. There is little danger of fire spotting (embers being carried by the wind that could start new fires).
Fire can start by most accidental causes, but the number of fires being started is generally low. Fires burn at moderate intensities.
Fires start easily from most causes. Unattended brush fires and campfires are likely to escape. Fire spreads rapidly and short-distance fire spotting is common.
Fires starts readily and spread quickly. Spot fires are a constant danger and fire behaviour is often erratic.
Fires start and spread quickly and burn intensely. All fires are potentially serious or disastrous.