Fire Permit Application

Please note this is an application is for a fire permit ONLY, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with Bylaw # 703‐09 before continuing with this application.
Fire permits are required during all months of the year as stated in this Bylaw. After submitting your application a representative will contact you within 48hrs (2‐24hrs regular working day) and advise you of the next step, which may include the need for more information or an onsite visit. It is possible your application may be approved immediately depending on circumstances. All applications will be received during regular business hours, Mon‐Fri 8:00am‐5:00pm.

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Fire Permit Application

Contact information

Legal land description

Burn details

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For the purpose of burning:
You may upload up to 2 photographs to supplement your application:

Conditions

As well please be reminded that all burning must be in compliance with Brazeau County Fire Services Bylaw#703‐09, Forest and Prairie Protection Act of Alberta and Regulations Part 1: Section 4 Every person who sets a fire under authority of a permit shall:
  1. Keep the permit at the site of the fire
  2. Produce and show the permit to a fire guardian, peace officer, or fire department member on request
  3. Keep the fire under control
  4. Extinguish the fire before expiration of the permit or upon cancellation of the permit
  5. Have a responsible person in attendance at the fire at all times, except as may be otherwise authorized by a fire guardian, peace officer, or fire department member
The following conditions may apply as well:
  • Burning not permitted with winds over 15km/hr.
  • Adequate water supply in order to control or extinguish fire.
  • Adequate fire equipment required in order to control or extinguish fire
  • No more than 4 piles are to be burned (smouldering) at any one time
  • Spread, mix, and "cold trail" debris upon completion of burning to ensure fuels have been completely extinguished
  • Contact Fortis if burning near or under power lines prior to ignition, (Phone: 310‐wire)
  • Contact local road authorities for proper signage prior to ignition, (County: 1‐780‐542‐7777) (Provincial Roadways: 1‐780‐202‐0217)
Warning: Failure to follow the above conditions may result in a fine, and or imprisonment and/or recovery of suppression costs. Supplying false information, when applying for a fire permit is considered an offence and will be treated as such.

Notice: The Fire Guardian or Fire Chief Reserves the right to deny, suspend or cancel any fire permit on reasonable and probable grounds that a public interest risk exists. All fire permits shall be valid for such period of time as set forth by the fire guardian, but shall not exceed fourteen (14) days.

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