Please note: Approval of fire permits may take up to 72 hours.
REMINDER: Costs related to fire emergency services responses are charged to property owners. Please ensure property insurance is in place.
Thorhild County Fire Guardians are:
Fire Permits are required throughout the entire year. A Fire Guardian will take into consideration the nature and purpose of the fire, prevailing circumstances and environmental conditions prior to issuing a Fire Permit. A Fire Permit shall only be valid for the time period expressly indicated on the Permit.
All residents must have a fire permit before lighting any fires with the exception of:
(a) Cooking of food using a portable appliance designed to use electricity, wood chips, charcoal, pellets, natural gas or propane;
(b) Fire Pits or Outdoor Fireplaces, provided that:
(c) Burn Barrel used for residential refuse burning provided that:
i. a non-combustible structure or container has draft holes not larger than 6.5 millimeters (0.25 inch) in diameter;
(d) An outdoor fire lit by the Emergency Services Department for training or preventive control purposes;
(e) A fire confined to an incinerator regulated under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act.
Prior to issuance of a Fire Permit for brush piles /windrows the applicant must adhere to the following;
Prior to issuance of a Fire Permit for demolished buildings applicant must adhere to the following;
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