Fire Department
Burning Permits

Burning Permits

In accordance with consolidated bylaw 905, the open air burning of residential yard and garden waste is no longer permitted as of 07 January 2013. Residential campfires are still permitted while conducted in an acceptable fire pit or portable fireplace.


Burning Permit Fees

  1. For each open air burning permit of vegetative debris (slash) a fee of $100 shall be paid for each burn.
  2. For each annual (calendar year) open air burning permit (for commercial/industrial burning only) a fee of $250 shall be paid


Under the City of Castlegar Municipal Ticketing Information Bylaw No. 731, any person(s) violating the provisions of Open Air Burning Bylaw No. 905 may be subject to penalty.