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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For information about safe burning practises and permit requests, contact a Fire Guardian in your area. 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 For information about safe burning practices and to request a fire permit, contact a Fire Guardian in your area.
County Yellow Area Nov 1 - Feb 29 No notification is required to burn.
March 1 - Oct 31 For information about safe burning practices and to request a fire permit, contact a Fire Guardian in your area.
County Red Area Year Round For information about safe burning practices and to request a fire permit, contact a Fire Guardian in your area.
County Green Area Year Round Call Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.

Fire Pits, Burn Barrels & Incinerators

Subdivisions & Hamlets For information about safe burning practices and to request a fire permit, contact a Fire Guardian in your area.
County White Area Fire pits and burn barrels must meet these specifications. For more information, contact a Fire Guardian in your area.
County Yellow Area Fire pits and burn barrels must meet these specificationscontact a Fire Guardian in your area.
County Red Area For information about safe burning practices and to request a fire permit, contact a Fire Guardian in your area.
County Green Area Call Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.