Effective Sept. 24, water conservation measures have been downgraded to Stage 1, which will remain in place until Oct. 31.
Campfire Ban Lifted
September 18, 2017
As per section 10(2) of the Fire Protection Bylaw the present ban on recreational fires will be rescinded for the Municipality of North Cowichan, effective at noon on September 18, 2017. Category 2 & 3 fires and backyard burning continue to be prohibited until further notice.
(a) material in one pile not exceeding 2 m in height and 3 m in width,
(b) material concurrently in 2 piles each not exceeding 2 m in height and 3 m in width, or
(c) stubble or grass over an area that does not exceed 0.2 ha
(a) material concurrently in 3 or more piles each not exceeding 2 m in height and 3 m in width,
(b) material in one or more piles each exceeding 2 m in height or 3 m in width,
(c) one or more windrows, or
(d) stubble or grass over an area exceeding 0.2 ha