Warm, dry weather can force the Fire Chief to impose mandatory burn bans to ensure both fire and clean air safety. We’ve compiled answers to your frequently asked questions to help assure you have the facts before you burn.

1. What is a burn ban?

An air-quality burn ban (smog advisory) is a mandatory, yet temporary, […]

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Our current open air burning by-law can be found at the following link:

http://norfolkcountyfire.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2016-72.pdf

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Ban On Open Air Fires

On June 24, 2016 By

Due to the extremely dry conditions, effective immediately there is a ban on all open air fires in Norfolk County.

You can still use your BBQ for cooking, but it has to be a BBQ that was manufactured solely for the purpose of cooking food.

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The ban on open air fires has been lifted.

As a reminder, you will need a permit for any fire that will be used to get rid of organic yard waste.

Recreational fires do not require a permit.

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