Open Burning

Residents can obtain an Open Burning Permit for property's within the District of Peachland during regular office hours from Peachland Fire Hall located at 4401 - 3rd St., Monday to Friday 8 am – 4 pm.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Fire Department at (250) 767-2841 or email: pfrs@peachland.ca

Effective Saturday October 1st, 2016

Open burning season is nowOPEN in the District of Peachland.

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Open Burning is only permitted on residential property that is 1 hectare (2 ˝ or more acres) or more in size during the burning season (generally October 15th – April 15th ) and is regulated under the Fire & Life Safety Smoke Control Bylaw 1718

Before lighting any fire, eligible property owners with a valid permit MUST call the Toll-Free Outdoor Burning Hotline 1-855-262-2876 (BURN). Both the Venting and Air quality conditions must be good in order for burning to occur within Central Okanagan fire jurisdictions. This information is also available on the Regional Districts website each day after 7:15 am.

Regional District of the Central Okanagan website links:

Outdoor Burning Options Brochure

Air Quality Health Index for Central Okanagan

Best Practice Guide

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