At this time 'Open Burning' in the City of Vernon is banned. All issued fire permits for 2020 are on hold. The 'open burning' ban does not include campfires. For more information on campfires review the Fire Services Bylaw here.
As per section 5.6 of Fire Services Bylaw #5635 a burning permit is required for open burning.
Completed applications must be reviewed by the Fire Chief or designate prior to payment.
- Open burning permits will only be issued between November 1 and April 30 and can be cancelled during a fireban.
- Permits will only be issued for open burning authorized by the Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation (OBSCR).
- You can view the OBSCR factsheet here.
If you have any questions regarding burning permits please contact 250-542-5361.