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Township of Wainfleet Fire & Emergency Services Burn Permits

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Toll-free: 1-844-905-2644

Fires likely to be self-extinguishing and new ignitions unlikely. Any existing fires limited to smoldering in deep, drier layers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can obtain a burn permit?

Only residents living in approved areas can obtain a permit. Permits are conditional and may be revoked at any time.

How can I obtain a burn permit?

You may register online using this website, or you can call us at 905-899-3463, however you will need to pay for your permit online once your account has been created.

What can I burn?

Please only burn wood, wood by-products (cardboard, paper etc.) or leaves.

Do I need a permit?

If you want to have an open-air fire (bonfire, brush fire etc.) then yes, you need an approved permit. If you are having a campfire, or cooking a permit is not required.

How do I report when I am going to burn?

If your burn permit was issued in 2019 (permit # 19-XXX) please call 905-899-3463. If your burn permit was issued in 2020 (#20-XXX) please call 1-844-905-2644.