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Burn By-Laws and Permits

Below you will find the Municipality of South Dundas By-Law regarding open air burning throughout the Municipality as well as the Burn Permits required. The Municipality of South Dundas offers three types of burn permits under By-Law No. 2019-70: Recreational, Open Air and Agricultural.

How high is the risk for fires?

The Municipality monitors fire risk levels daily using the Canadian Wildland Fire Information System. These maps provide a fire rating to determine the risk of fires across the country. Visit their website to see up-to-date maps for the area. 

Click here to see the Fire Danger Level Legend

Recreational
Apply online or at the office. Call 1-855-956-0650 to activate using the phone number listed on the permit. Permit activation will last for 24 hours. Burning is only permitted between 5:00 pm and Midnight.

Open Air & Agricultural
Apply at the South Dundas Municipal Centre. Call 613-543-2673 to activate and have permit number ready. Activation is valid for 7 days.

Read the By-Law to ensure you meet all the necessary criteria before applying for a permit or use our easy-to-use chart to find out which permit you need.