Types of Fire Permits
Fire permits for Burn Barrels and Incinerators are issued for one year from the date of application.
Garden/Yard Debris permits are for piles smaller than 12’L x 12’W x 6’H and are issued for 30 days at a time, year round.
Large brush piles, windrow piles and structure fires are piles larger than 12’L x 12’W x 6’H and are only permitted from December 1st to March 31st. They require a site inspection from Emergency Services prior to a permit being issued. Permits are issued for 30 days or until March 31st and can be issued on site. These permits are not issued in multi lot subdivisions.
Do I need a permit for my fire pit?
A Fire Permit is not required for an attended fire that is lit in an approved fire pit for recreation, cooking, or warming purposes.
Where can I get a fire permit?
You can apply for a fire permit here. Permits are also available at Sturgeon County Centre, Protective Services Headquarters or from your local area Councillor.
Failure to obtain a fire permit and/or the violation of any terms and conditions set out in their Fire Permit may result in a fine.