Fire Pits & Burn Barrels

Before installing a fire pit or burn barrel on your property, there are a few things to consider:

  • Position your burn barrel/incinerator at least 30 metres away from any structures or standing timber.
  • If a Fire Ban is issued your fire permit will be suspended or cancelled and your fire must be extinguished.

For information on how and where to install a fire put, view the Burn Barrel Specifications [PDF - 266 KB] and Recreational Fire Pit Specifications [PDF - 47 KB]. These documents include diagrams and specifications.

The following are examples of ACCEPTABLE burn barrels/pits:

* The area around a fire pit should extend one and one half times the height of the fire pit*

The following are examples of UNACCEPTABLE burn barrels/pits: