Burn Ban in Effect

All category 2 and category 3 open burns are prohibited until further notice.

The Fire Chief has banned all yard burns and machine burns to protect community members who may have breathing difficulties during the COVID-19 outbreak.

https://www.bowenislandmunicipality.ca/alerts


Additional information:

  • Category 2 includes:
    • A small pile of material to burn
    • No larger than 2 m high x 3 m wide
    • Can be stacked by hand
    • Requires a BIM Burning Permit
  • Category 3 includes:
    • A larger pile of material to burn
    • Larger than 2 m high x 3 m wide
    • Requires a BIM Burning Permit
    • Requires a site visit from the Fire Chief