Open Burning Ban Rescinded as of Oct. 28th

October 27, 2022

District of Lillooet Open Burning Ban to be rescinded.

Effective at noon on Oct. 28th, 2022 the District's Open Burning ban will be rescinded.

As per municipal bylaws, all persons must obtain a Burning Permit prior to igniting any fires and must strictly adhere to the regulations and requirements of the bylaw.

Open Burning is for the purpose of burning yard waste materials and or natural vegetation from the property only.

Burning Permits are not required for campfires. Campfires are defined as being a small confined fire that burns solid material in one pile no larger than 0.5m in height and 0.5m in diameter and is used for recreational purpose for cooking and warmth.

The permit holder must follow all of the requirements under the permit, i.e. your burning location must meet the proper setbacks, hand tools and a water source must be readily available, and the fire must be attended at all times.

Make sure you read the permit closely and understand your responsibilities to avoid any unnecessary fines or penalties. 

For more information check our website at contact the Fire Department at (250) 256-4289.