We are pleased to offer the Salt Spring Island community the convenience of applying online for fire permits.
A few things to keep in mind prior to submitting your request:
- You must be one of the following: property owner, or have a Power of Attorney from the property owner, or Grant of Probate/Administration from the property owner, or legal representative of a Strata or Corporation
- Please review the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District Open Burning Bylaw No. 125
- Please review additional information on our Burning Regulations page.
BACKYARD BURN & CAMPFIRE PERMIT
Please note, there is currently FIRE BAN in effect. You can still apply for burn permits, but no burning is allowed until the fire ban has been lifted.
Use this permit for campfires, incinerators and backyard burns.
Validity of permit is a calendar year – January 1 to December 31, EXCEPT DURING FIRE BANS.
LAND CLEARING/MACHINE PILE BURN PERMIT
Please contact us by phone 250-537-2531 or visit our office at 105 Lower Ganges Road (Monday to Thursday 9 am – 4 pm) if you require a permit for land clearing/machine pile burns.
For more information regarding Machine Pile permits, visit Land Clearing/Machine Pile Burning Regulations.