Fire Permits

Grass Fire

Fire Permits

Pursuant to Fire Permit Bylaw 04-2013, Fire permits are required year-round from January 1 until December 31. Permits are available from the BESC office, online, or from the following fire guardians:

Fire Permits are issued for a 14 day period and are free of charge.

Apply for a fire permit online here.

When A Fire Permit is Not Required:

No burning is allowed without a permit in areas designated as Municipal or Environmental Reserve or in designated restricted burn areas.

Burning Regulations & Tips

A fire permit is a legal document, which conditionally authorizes a person to burn wood debris at a time specified on the permit. By obtaining a fire permit you have simply indicated your wish to burn. The responsibility for conducting a safe burn is yours.

Burning shall be done in compliance with the Forest and Prairie Protection Act (Supra). The regulations made there under and the following conditions:

Burning on Agricultural Land

Special regulations must be followed by those who have a fire permit to burn brush or debris after land clearing or other agricultural activities on private property. These are as follows:

For more information, contact Beaver Emergency Services Commission 780-336-3041.