Fire Permits

Fire permits are issued yearly, valid from January 1 to December 31 and are required before lighting a fire. When having an open-air fire, these are the measures that must be met:

Open-Air Fires Bylaw

Purchase a burn permit

 Purchase a burn permit online

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


 Purchase a burn permit at the city hall

To purchase a burn permit, you can visit City hall at 37 Third Ave North

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

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.