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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 Open Air Burn Permit Application required.

South Dundas residents can now apply for recreational burn permits using a new online system on the Municipality’s website. As per By-Law 2019-70, recreational fires are permitted, under certain conditions, with a valid open air burn permit.

Recreational fire:
Means an open air fire where the burning of clean dry seasoned firewood solely for the purposes of cooking food, providing warmth and recreational enjoyment. Burning must be contained with-in a non-combustible container or fire pit that must not exceed 61 centimeters (24 inches). The material to be burned does not exceed 45 centimeters (18 inches) in diameter and 45 centimeters (18 inches) in height.

Read the By-Law to ensure you meet all the necessary criteria before applying.

By-Law 2019-70-Open Air Burn By-Law

To apply online, follow the link by clicking on the photo below and make an account. See fire risk level, your past and present permits and much more. Login to your account anywhere with a user-friendly system using your custom username and password. By using the phone number associated with your account, simply call the number provided to activate a permit and enjoy your recreational fire.

This does not apply to any other burn permits. Applications for any other burn permit can be found here: Open Air Fire Permit and should be delivered to the office at 34 Ottawa Street, Morrisburg.