CAMPFIRES – OPEN AIR BURNING REGULATIONS BY-LAW 17-12
The Fire Chief grants permission, for open air burnings that are contained within noncombustible containers or pits specifically designed for open air burnings. The following regulations shall apply to open air burnings for recreational purposes:
- Recreational open air burnings may be conducted between the hours of 4 PM and Midnight only.
- No materials other than commercially produced charcoal, briquettes, or clean dry seasoned wood may be burned.
- Recreational open air burning shall be confined to non-combustible containers or a pit no larger than two (2) feet (60 centimetres) by two (2) feet (60 centimetres) in size.
- Recreational open air burning shall be conducted in such a manner as to preclude the escape from the fire of combustible solids such as sparks and ash.
- The dimensions of the wood being burned shall not be greater than the size of the container or fire pit and shall be totally confined within the container or pit at all times.
Exception – Barbecues, permission is not required from the Fire Chief for the use of a barbecue to cook food. Barbecues being used to cook food shall have a grill, be attended, controlled and supervised at all times by the owner, occupant.