Open Burning

Open Burning Season is now CLOSED

All Permits have expired and burning is not allowed

The season normally runs Oct. 1 - Apr. 30 depending on the fire hazard

Open Burning Season

Open Burning permits will be available for eligible properties, 1 hectare (2 ˝ or more acres) or more in size.

Residents wishing to obtain a Open Burning Permit for properties within the District of Peachland are asked to either email Emergency Services Clerk or stop by the office Monday to Friday 8 am – 4 pm and the permit will be issued.

RDCO Website - Open Burning Information

Open Burning is only permitted on residential property that is 1 hectare (2 ˝ or more acres) or more in size during the burning season which runs from runs from October to April 30th and is regulated under the District of Peachland Fire & Life Safety Smoke Control 1718 Bylaw.

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 8 am.

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Click here for Provincial Open Burning Information

For questions about the Provincial Open Burning Smoke Control Regulations: Email


Quick Links

District of Peachlands Bylaw No. 1781

Provincial Open Burning Information

Venting Index Interactive Map