General & Recreational Open Air Fire Permits.

To apply for a general or recreational fire permit, please fill in all of the required fields. Upon submitting the form, you will be directed to a confirmation page stating that your application has been received. When we have approved your application you will receive an email from which will include your 2021 Open Air Fire Permit. This email will also include instructions on how to pay for your permit. The 2021 permit cost is $37. 

Please note: Due to a high volume of permit applications, processing time may be longer than normal. We are making every effort to respond to your application within 5 business days; however, this may not always be possible. Thank you for your patience. 

All open air burning must be attended by a capable adult at all times.

For all other permits including oversize, farm and specialty, please contact our Fire Prevention Officer at 905-985-2384 ext. 204. 

Please note that only wood and/or brush are to be burned. As per the Open-Air Burning by-law, no person shall burn any material that is normally collected under the municipality's garbage, blue box or yard waste collection programs. Furthermore, no person shall burn petroleum products, plastic, rubber, household garbage, building material, demolition material or wood by-products. 

A means of extinguishing must be kept readily available at all times.