Burn Rating Indicator

Burn Rating Indicator

Signs are placed throughout the Township indicating the current burning status

Signs are placed throughout the Township indicating the Forest Fire Hazard.

Day Burning

Property owners may burn at any time during the day.

Night Burning Only

Fires are only permitted between the hours of 7pm and 7am with a permit.

Partial Fire Ban – Level 1

Limits Open Air burning with the exception to: campfires as defined in the By-law, enclosed barbeques fueled by propane or
charcoal, outdoor furnaces, fireworks, chimineas and rocket stoves.

Total Fire Ban – Level 2

Absolutely no Open Air burning is permitted in all areas of the Township.

During a Level 1 or 2 Fire Ban, ALL BURN PERMITS ARE SUSPENDED; NO NEW PERMITS MAY BE ISSUED AND/OR ACTIVATED.

Provincial Restricted Fire Zone

The Township falls within the Provincial Restricted Fire Zone which means that a Fire Ban may be put in place by the Township or the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. A Provincial Ban is enforced by the Township but the MNRF can and will also lay charges if a Provincial Ban is contravened.

Class A Combustibles

Property owners are permitted to burn Class A combustibles only. Class A combustibles means wood and leaves and other yard waste. Garbage, tires, painted or pressure treated wood, or any plastics are never allowed to be burned.


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