Fire Permits

The County has 4 different Fire Burning Areas (White, Yellow, Green and Red). View a colour coded map [PDF - 19.7 MB] that will show you which area your residence belongs to. You can also visit our Public web map to view the Fire Permit Zones layer (online version of the Burning Areas).

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If you would like to request a permit online, please complete and submit the Fire Permit Request form.

Based on your Burning Area please do the following:

Open Burning

Open burning includes all fires other than Fire Pits, Burn Barrels and Incinerators.

County White Area Nov 1 - Feb 29 No notification is required to burn.
March 1 - Oct 31 Verbal permit is required, call 780-532-9727.
County Yellow Area Nov 1 - Feb 29 No notification is required to burn.
March 1 - Oct 31 A FREE fire permit is required. Click here for the Fire Guardian near you.
County Red Area Year Round A FREE fire permit is required, call 780-532-9727.
County Green Area Year Round Call Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.

Fire Pits, Burn Barrels & Incinerators

Subdivisions & Hamlets Permits are required year round. Call 780-532-9727 to obtain your FREE ANNUAL permit.
County White Area Fire pits and burn barrels must meet these specifications.
County Yellow Area Fire pits and burn barrels must meet these specifications.
County Red Area Permits are required year round. Call 780-532-9727 to obtain your FREE ANNUAL permit.
County Green Area Call Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.