Recreational Open Fires

Recreational Open Fires

Recreational Open Fires

Rural or Urban settlements 

No inspection required…

Annual Cost $25

Commercially manufactured device required.

Permits are good from date of purchase to December 31 of that year

 

 Open Air Burning Device Required

 

  • Maximum footprint 61cm x 61cm (24" x 24") 
  • Maximum volume 2.7m(9ft3)

 

Where can I have one?

 

Settlement Area or Rural Area if the device is…

  • at least 6m (20') from each property lines,
  • at least 2m (6.5') from each combustible structure or object,
    • building, fence, trees, etc
  • on a non-combustible surface
    • if on wooden or composite deck it must sit on
      • a course of brick and,
      • a metal sheet that extends 5cm (2") from the base
    • not on a balcony or rooftop, and
    • not on a deck situated above the first story

 

Fire Safety Rules

 

YES

  • Burning with valid permit only
  • Burning between 7:30 pm and 1:00 am
  • Have method to extinguish fire (water, etc)
  • Burning by competent adult only & always attended
  • Report out of control fires immediately
  • Be respectful of neighbors
  • Burn only clean dried wood or charcoal
  • If wind is less than 15 kilometers per hour

 

NO

  • No burning during rain or fog
  • No burning of grass, plastics, painted materials
  • No burning if you do not have signed permission from building/property owner
  • No burning during a fire ban

 

 

 

 Devices

Fish Bowl Open Air Burning DeviceChiminia Open Air Burning DeviceCaged Open Air Burning Device

 

Location on Property (distances on front – keep combustible structures / objects away from pit)

 

 

 

If on a combustible deck (first story only) the device must sit on a course of brick with a metal plate base that extends 2 inches beyond device diameter.