Burn Rating Indicator

Signs are placed throughout the Township indicating the current burning status

Burn Rating Indicator signs are placed throughout the Township indicating the current burning status.

Day Burning

Day Burning means that property owners may burn at any time during the day with a permit.

Night Burning Only

Night Burning Only means that no fires are permitted between the hours of 9am and 6pm whether the property owner has a permit or not.

Total Fire Ban

Total Fire Ban means that no fires are permitted at any time.

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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