Step 1: Apply Online
Why do I need a permit?
In accordance with municipal Fire by-laws a Fire Permit is required for all outdoor burning.
Who can burn?
Only those people in "approved" areas are eligible for a permit.
How do I obtain a burn permit?
You can apply online by proceeding to Step, or in person at any municipal office during regular business hours.
What can I burn?
You may burn wood products, wood by-products or leaves. Make sure you have a means of extinguishing the fire at all times during the fire.
Do I need to display my permit?
You must be able to produce your permit for proof of permit during the burn. This can be done on your mobile device.
Once I have my permit, can I go ahead and burn?
Before you burn call (403)327-3462 one-hour minimum before you burn!
What if I burn without a permit?
If you burn without a permit -- or contravene any of the terms and conditions in the permit -- you may be assessed a fine and/or additional costs associated with suppression services rendered.
Don't have a computer or internet access?
If you do not have a computer or access to a computer, you may apply in person at any municipal office during regular business hours.
For information concerning the rules and restrictions in place for outdoor burning, call Lethbridge County at (403) 328-5525