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Fire Ban LIFTED Effective Friday August 25th, 2023

Friday August 25th, 2023


The Fire Ban for the Township of Billings has been completely LIFTED.

Burn Permits are now being issued, please call the Municipal Office to obtain a burn permit (705) 282-2611.


  • An approved Burn Permit be obtained that identifies the Person authorized to perform the burn and the material to be burned shall be readily available.
  • The burn must take place in the allotted time frame identified on the Burn Permit.
  • The burn must be supervised by a competent Person.
  • Extinguishing and fire control tools must be readily available.
  • The material being burned is clean wood, brush, leaves or discarded wood by-products.
  • The burn must be done in accordance to the parameters determined by Fire Hazard Rating or Restricted Fire Zone criteria.
  • The burn does not cause or have an impact on others.
  • The burn is taking place between 8:00 pm and 8:00 am.
  • The Chief Fire Official or Designate may, in extenuating circumstances for major projects or ceremonial activities not previously considered, authorize in writing to a Person, to burn under conditions other than those listed in section 3.1 through 3.7 of this Bylaw.

NOTE: Small campfires do not require a burn permit