FireSmart Rebate Program

FIRESMART REBATE PROGRAM

FireSmart Rebate Program Earn $1,000 for FireSmarting your Property

What is needed to Qualify

  • First, have a FREE FireSmart home assessment conducted by one of our Wildfire Mitigation Specialist (WMS). The WMS can answer any questions you may have and provide you with a list of recommendations specifically for your property. To schedule a property assessment, please email: firesmart@peachland.ca
  • Carry out one or more of the assessment's recommendations. Keep track of your hours (Work Hour Log Sheet) along with any receipts for supplies, take before and after photos and email all with a description of the work to firesmart@peachland.ca

Eligible FireSmart Activities Ideas

  • Remove highly flammable coniferous vegetation such as cedars and junipers near your house
  • Clean all combustible debris from your roof and gutters
  • Prune low tree branches to create a two-meter clearance from the ground
  • Clean underneath your deck to remove all combustible material
  • Install non-combustible 3 millimeter screens to external vents (except dryer vents)
  • Clean up brush piles, fallen branches

Your supplies and labour, set by the Province at $32/hour, for each activity are eligible. Rebates are limited to 50% of the total cost, to a maximum of $1,000. A limited number of rebates are available.

FireSmart BC Homeowner Guide

FireSmart Home Assessment

For more great FireSmart information check out their website FireSmart BC