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2019 Open Air Burning Permit - 10 Day Permit

Please note that a payment of $20.00 is required before a 10 day Open Air Burning Permit is issued. Additional 10 day open air burning permits are required within the same calendar year for the same property at no charge.

Contact Information

You must be the owner of the property if you are applying online. All tenants must bring in a letter of permission to the Municipal Office The letter must be signed by the property owner giving the tenant permission to have an approved fire permit. Click here to print a copy of the form.

* I am the owner of this propertyYes
* First Name
* Last Name
* Email Address
* Phone Number
* Home Address
Address of Open Air Fire

If the property has no 911 address,  enter the nearest 911 address.

* Address of open air fire
* Start Date
Open Air Fire Conditions & Terms

Read the following conditions for open air burning to ensure that you meet the requirements.


By checking off the the "I agree" box, you are confirming that you agree.

* Only material as outlined in Schedule "A" of Bylaw 2015-09-040 can be burned.I agree
* Burning is prohibited on any public road allowance or municipal property unless such burning is being conducted by authorized employees or authorized agency of the Township of Laurentian Valley.I agree
* No person shall set or maintain an Open-Air Fire within 100 feet from any building, combustible structure, combustible vegetation, accumulation of combustible materials, unless written approval is received from the Chief Fire Official or designate.I agree
* Every person who sets or maintains an Open-Air Fire shall confine such fire to a location that provides for a minimum distance of 40 feet in all directions from adjacent properties.I agree
* Every person who sets or maintains an Open-Air Fire shall not burn any pile of material exceeding 36 sq. Feet in area and 4 feet in height unless written approval is received from the Chief Fire Official or designate.I agree
* Every person who sets or maintains an Open-Air Fire shall do so no earlier than two (2) hours before sunset, and all persons shall extinguish the Open-Air Fire no later than two (2) hours after sunrise, unless written approval is received from the Chief Fire Official or designate.I agree
* An effective method of extinguishing the fire shall be at the site of the burning and be immediately available for use (i.e. source of water).I agree
* Open-Air Fires shall be attended, controlled and supervised at all times by a Responsible Person and shall be completely extinguished before the fire site is vacated.I agree
* The smoke or other emissions from the fire shall not travel to a neighbouring property to such an extent or degree that, in the opinion of a Municipal By-Law Enforcement Officer, it may cause discomfort to persons, loss of enjoyment or normal use of the property, interference with normal conduction of business, or damage to property. The smoke or other emissions from the Fire shall not travel across any public roadway to the extent or degree that, in the opinion of a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer, it may cause a public safety hazard to any person travelling on the roadway.I agree

By checking off the "I agree" box, you are confirming that you agree.

* I have read and understand By-Law 2015-09-040, and agree to comply with the conditions contained therein and fully realize that any breach of these conditions could result in a fine being issued against me.I agree
* I understand that the issuance of a permit shall not be deemed a waiver of the provisions of any municipal by-law or provincial statute.I agree
* In the event that a permit is approved, I further understand that any departure from the conditions of this permit, any municipal by-law or provincial stature, could result in this permit being revoked and that, in this event, I shall not be entitled to any claim, whatsoever, against the municipality or an official thereof. I agree
* I confirm that the information contained in this application is correct.I agree
* I will have an electronic/paper copy of the permit available upon inspection.I agree

Random inspections will take place and smoke alarms will be tested at the time of inspection.
Always check the Municipal Website prior to burning to ensure a burning ban is not in effect.


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