Fire permits for burn barrels and incinerators are valid for one year from the date of application.
Fire permits for burning garden/yard debris are valid for 30 days at a time, year round. They are valid for piles of garden/yard debris smaller than 12 feet long by 12 feet wide by six feet high.
Fire permits for large brush piles, windrow piles and structure fires are only issued between December 1 and March 31 and need a site inspection from Emergency Services staff prior to being issued. Permits are valid for 30 days or until March 31 and can be issued on-site. They are valid for piles larger than 12 feet long by 12 feet wide by six feet high. These permits are not issued in multi-lot subdivisions.
You do not need a fire permit for an attended fire that is lit in an approved fire pit for recreation, cooking or warming purposes.
Failure to obtain a fire permit and/or the violation of any terms and conditions set out in the fire permit may result in a fine.
You must have a valid permit and be at least 18 years old to purchase, sell, possess, transport, give away, store or discharge low-hazard fireworks in Sturgeon County. We only offer permits for low-hazard fireworks online. Learn more about fireworks and fireworks safety.