Fire Ban & Restrictions (Updated)

Nova Scotia Lands & Forestry Notice

Updated: May 15, 2020

FIRE BAN & RESTRICTIONS

A ban on open fires in the woods or within 305 metres (1,000 feet) of the woods is in effect until 1 June 2020 at 11:59 pm. This means No Domestic Brush Burning is permitted. Use of fire pits which are no wider than 0.5 m in diameter, and backyard appliances (like chimineas) are permitted for households but must follow the posted burning restrictions updated at 2:00pm daily. Municipal bylaws must also be followed.

During the wildfire risk season (March 15 to October 15) all campfires must adhere to daily Nova Scotia burning restrictions.

Check before you burn - visit the Nova Scotia website for daily burning restrictions.

 

OPEN FIRE BAN IN EFFECT

March 25, 2020

For full details regarding the burn ban, please review the following notices from Nova Scotia Lands & Forestry: