Open Burning Ban change as of July 15, 2022

As per the Fire Protection Bylaw, Bylaw NO. 3841, an Open Burning Ban will be imposed for the entire Municipality of North Cowichan, effective at noon on July 15, 2022 until October 28, 2022 or further notice. This ban includes all burning done or a fire set in accordance with federal or provincial regulations. This ban also includes the following:

  • Category 2 open fires
  • Category 3 open fires
  • Fireworks, firecrackers, sky lanterns, burning barrels or burning cages of any size or description
  • The use of binary exploding targets (e.g. for rifle target practice)

The current burning ban on Category 2 & 3 open fires does not affect recreational fire pits.

For More Information Contact:
Jason deJong, Assistant Fire Chief LAFC
North Cowichan Fire Department