Fire Ban & Restrictions (Updated)
- Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020 21:35
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.
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: