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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. Please ensure that the information you are providing is accurate and complete.  If insufficient information is provided or there are concerns about your burn, we will e-mail you to request additional information. If the information provided does not meet the requirements of the Open Air Burning By-Law, your application will be denied.  If a burn permit is issued based on inaccurate or misleading information, your permit will be revoked (without refund) and you may be subject to any costs incurred as a result of the Fire Department response. 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: Although we make every effort to respond to your application within 5 business days, 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 and shall not cause a smoke nuisance to neighbours.

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.