Before burning, please review the Fire By-law for full details about open burning regulations and permit requirements.

We issue the following burn permits:

  • Open Air Fire Permit
  • Oversize Fire Permit
  • Recreational Fire Permit

Apply for a fire permit

Please note that Oversized Fire Permits can only be purchased at the Fire Hall, 301 Brock St. West Uxbridge.

Open air fire permit

An Open Air Fire Permit Application can be filled out online using the link above or can be filed and submitted by visiting the Uxbridge Fire Station, located at 301 Brock St. West Uxbridge during regular business hours. An open air fire permit costs:

  • $35 for an open air fire permit

Before burning, you must call the Fire Department's 'Burn Line' at 905-852-9038 in order to get permission to start an open air burn.

Regulations

Open air fires must meet the following regulations:

  • The fire shall not exceed 1.5 m in diameter
  • Two people must be present throughout the burn
  • All fires must be extinguished before sunset
  • Minimum 15 metres clearance required in all directions

You must have a copy of the fire permit on site

Oversized fire permit

Oversized fire permits can only be obtained by contacting the Fire Department. Before the permit can be issued, the Fire Prevention Officer will need to inspect the site. An oversized fire permit costs:

  • $150 for standard oversized fires
  • $50 with a Farm Business Registration Number

Before burning, you must call the Fire Department at 905-852-9038 in order to get permission to start an open air burn.

Regulations

Oversized fires must meet the following regulations:

  • Are larger than 1.5 m in diameter
  • A loader or back-hoe must be present to extinguish the fire or prevent the spread of fire if necessary
  • You must have a copy of the fire permit on site

Recreational fire permit

A Recreational Fire Permit Application can be filled out online using the link above or can be filed and submitted by visiting the Uxbridge Fire Station, located at 301 Brock St. West Uxbridge during regular business hours.  A recreational fire permit costs $5 for family recreational use and an annual recreational campsite fire permit is $50.

Regulations

Recreational fires must meet the following regulations:

  • You can burn wood, twigs and charcoal
  • Recreational fires will not exceed .75 m in diameter
  • Two people must attend the fire at all times
  • Recreational fires are permitted after sunset
  • Minimum 9 metres clearance is required in all directions

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