Recreation Fire Ban Lifted, Open Air Burn Ban Remains at this Time

Public Notice – Recreation Fire Ban is being lifted as of 12:01am, May 16, 2020

The Province of Ontario is lifting the restricted fire ban over Renfrew County as of 12:01am, May 16, 2020.  As a result, the Township of Laurentian’s Fire Chief, Tim Sutcliffe, is permitting recreational fires with a valid permit as of midnight tonight.  You can obtain a permit online at: We ask all permit holders to familiarize themselves with the fire conditions listed on their permit.

Fireworks will also be permitted starting May 16, 2020.

Propane devices are currently and will continue to be permitted.

Open Air fire ban still remains at this time.

The Burning By-law (2015-09-040) can be found on our website.

Please check our website to see when the fire ban will be lifted at

If you have further questions please contact the Township Office at 613-735-6291.

Dean Sauriol