Burning Permits and By-Law

Burning Permits and By-Law

As of January 1, 2016 North Bay's Open Burning By-Law has changed to allow open burning in all areas of the municipality, assuming you meet the requirements.  Permits may be obtained from Customer Service at City Hall or Fire Station #1 at 119 Princess St. West, Monday through Friday from 8:30 - 4:30.  Fire station #1 is closed for lunch from 12 - 1.  

Renters require the owners written permission to obtain a permit.  The permission form is required every year.  Permission wording

Click on the links below for details.

Recreational Open Fires 

Non-Recreational Open Fires

Agricultural Fires

Burning Application  The application can be started online but you must go to City Hall to complete the process and pay.

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