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Brock Township Fire Department Burn Permits

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Toll-free: 1-855-955-1101

Effective immediately burning of any type in the Township of Brock is strictly prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can obtain a burn permit?

Only the owner of a property in the Township of Brock may obtain a burn permit. Tenants must have written approval from the owner (Landlord).

How can I obtain a burn permit?

Register online using this website, or call us @ 705-432-2355.

What can I burn?

You are only permitted the burning of wood and wood by-products.

Do I need a permit?

If you want to have an open-air fire, recreational fire or a agricultural fire, then yes, you need an approved permit. If you are having a barbecue a permit is not required.

Can I burn in a barrel?

Burning in a barrel is considered an Open-Air fire and is only permitted for residential property located in the Shoreline Residential (SR) Zone, an Open-Air Burn permit is required.

Do I need my landlords permission to obtain a burn permit?

Yes, if you rent the property where you want to burn your landlord must approve your burn permit before the permit can be activated.

Do I need a permit to burn in a chiminea, clay pot or a ceramic pot?

Yes, a chiminea, clay pot and a ceramic pot are classified as Open-Air burning and treated as such under Article 2.4.4.4 of the Ontario Fire Code.

Do I need to call the before I start burning?

Yes, you must call 1-855-955-1101 to initiate a burn event, prior to starting the burn.

Can I have a recreational fire (campfire) anytime?

No. Please obtain a burn permit and know the rules and regulations before you have a recreational fire, as there is several restrictions to having a recreational fire.