Fire permits are issued yearly, valid from January 1 to December 31 and are required before lighting a fire.

Purchase a burn permit

 Purchase a burn permit online

Fill out the burn permit form to purchase a burn permit online.


 Pay through your financial institution
Payment can be made using online or telephone banking with your financial institution. Please choose the following to make a payment:
  • Payee: City – Yorkton – Other Payments or Accounts Receivable
  • Account Number: FIRE999

Burn Permit Form

Once the form is submitted, please consider your burn permit active. A copy of your burn permit will be sent to you within the following weeks.

 Purchase a burn permit at the fire department

To purchase a burn permit, you can visit our Fire department at 9 Smith Street East

If you are paying in person, we accept cash or cheque only.

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


A burn permit costs $20 per calendar year (this price includes tax).

Before you start

Before starting a backyard fire, always check if a Fire Ban is in effect in your area and review our Fire Prevention Bylaw.

Use caution when lighting a fire in any backyard fire pit setting. Failure to follow all guidelines could result in a fine and cancellation of your permit without refund.